[Advaita-l] Meaning and Significance of nyAsA

D.V.N.Sarma డి.వి.ఎన్.శర్మ dvnsarma at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 19:20:09 CST 2011

The meaning of word nyAsa is "to put" or  "to put in place".

Therefore anga- nyAsa and kara-nyAsa mean to put or invest the parts of the
body and hands with the mantra.


On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 2:31 PM, Gautham Shenoy R <gautham.vedanta at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Namaste!
> Could the learned members kindly explain the meaning and significance of
> nyAsA such as anga-nyAsA and kara-nyAsA, that one performs before japa
> such as the gAyatri-japa ?
> Thanks and Regards
> gautham.
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