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Hinduism : The Eternal Tradition Sanatana Dharma


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4. Sanskrit Glossary
  • Agnihotra - Vedic fire offerings
  • Ahamkara - ego or self-image
  • Ahimsa - non-violence
  • Artha - pursuit of wealth or prosperity
  • Arya - noble or spiritual
  • Asana - yogic postures
  • Atman - the inner Self, pure consciousness
  • Atmavidya - Self-knowledge
  • Atharva Veda - most recent of four Vedas, also mantric text
  • Ayurveda - Vedic medicine
  • Bhagavad Gita - scripture of Sri Krishna
  • Bhakti - devotion
  • Brahma - the Divine in its creative or teaching function
  • Brahmacharya - control of sexual energy
  • Brahman - God, the Absolute, the Supreme Being, the Uncreate
  • Brahmin - member of the Brahmin class, responsible for religious teaching and the performance of rituals
  • Buddha - the enlightened one, ninth avatar of Vishnu
  • Buddhi - intelligence, reason
  • Citta - the field of consciousness, the heart
  • Deva - God
  • Devi - Goddess
  • Dharana - science of concentration
  • Dharma - natural law, way of truth
  • Dhyana - science of meditation
  • Guru - teacher, spiritual guide
  • Homa - Vedic fire offerings
  • Ishvara - God as the Creator or cosmic lord
  • Ishvari - God in the feminine as the Creator and cosmic ruler
  • Jainism - religion based upon the teachings of Mahavira and other Jain Tirthankaras
  • Jnana - spiritual or
  • Self-knowledge
  • Jnani - person of spiritual knowledge
  • Jyotish - Vedic astrology
  • Kama - desire or enjoyment as a goal of life
  • Karma - the law of cause and effect
  • Krishna - eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu
  • Kshatriya - member of the noble, warrior or ruling class
  • Kundalini - serpent power, energy of the higher mind.


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