From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

Yati, General Meaning[edit]

It is one of the terms used to indicate a sanyāsin.

Yati Poetically[edit]

In prosody, the word yati indicates a break in the line.

Yati as per Metre[edit]

In any metre, the word yati is used to facilitate easy pronunciation.


  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore