matsyendra


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Noun1.matsyendra - (Hinduism) a religious posture
asana - (Hinduism) a posture or manner of sitting (as in the practice of yoga)
Hindooism, Hinduism - a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
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One was properly mastered by Goraksa and others") and Hathaprad[i.bar]pik[a.bar] 1.4ab hathavidy[a.bar]m hi matsyendragoraks[a.bar]dy[a.bar] vij[a.bar]nate ("Matsyendra, Goraksa, and others knew the science of Hatha").
According to Guru Siyag, Siddha Yoga is based on the philosophy of yoga as propounded by ancient sage Matsyendra Nath (after learning it from Lord Shiva himself) and later codified by Patanjali in Yoga Sutra.
As mentioned in this text that the rathajatra of Jatadhari Lokesvara which was introduced by Balarcanadeva, became one of the prominent jatras among other seven jatras which were prevalent in the valley before the Rato Matsyendra's jatra.