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glossary of Sanskrit from the spiritual tradition of India

Diana Morrison

glossary of Sanskrit from the spiritual tradition of India

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Published by Nilgiri Press in Petaluma, Calif .
Written in English

  • Hinduism -- Dictionaries -- Sanskrit.,
  • Sanskrit language -- Dictionaries -- English.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDiana Morrison.
    LC ClassificationsBL1105 .M67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p. ;
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4557574M
    ISBN 100915132117, 0915132125
    LC Control Number77027959

    Sanskrit works (not just literature) can be divided into 4 main categories: 1. वैदिकाः (Vaidika) - वेदाः (अपौरुषेयाः) - Vedas (Non-person authorship) - this includes वेदान्ताः (Vedanta - i.e.: Upanishads) - वेदाङ्गानि - Vedangas (शिक्षा, छन्दः, नि. Tantra (“Loom”): a type of Sanskrit work containing Tantric teachings; the tradition of Tantrism, which focuses on the shakti side of spiritual life and which originated in the early post-Christian era and .

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Benares - Major holy city in Eastern India said to be a place on the trident of Siva. Dadaji locates it in the heart in identity with Vrindavana.

Bhagavad Gita - Lit. Bhagavad refers to Almighty God, Gita means song. Song of God. Spiritual poem comprising 18 chapters of the epic book Mahabharata, which has over one hundred thousand verses.

This sanskrit glossary contains full translations and explanations of many of the most commonly used spiritual sanskrit terms, and will help students of the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads, the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, and other indian scriptures and philosophical works to expand their vocabularies to include the sanskrit terms contained in them, and gain a fuller understanding in their.

Veda / Vedas – a large body of Indian texts which constitute the oldest layer of Sanskrit literature and the oldest scriptures of Hinduism. the sacred scriptures of the Hindus. Literally “knowledge”; refers to ancient Hindu scriptures, believed to have been received by enlightened rishi at the being level; also called sruti, along with.

Morrison, Diana, A Glossary of Sanskrit from the Spiritual Tradition of India, c, 38 pages. Provides “brief, precise definitions to the words of central importance to India’s spiritual teachings,” and includes a guide to vowels, consonants, and pronunciation.

Glossary of Sanskrit Terms. Little is known of him, though tradition identifies him with Vyasa, the author of the Mahabharata, who lived in India somewhere between and B.C.

Bhagavad Gita Literally the “Song of God,” the Gita is one of the most revered. Glossary of Sanskrit Terms A abhyasa: repetition; practice abhyasa yoga: the yoga of persistent practice adhibhuta: pertaining to the elements adhidaiva: presiding deity adhiyajna: the entire administration of the cosmos in its various facets adhyatma: spirituality; pertaining to the spiritual advaita: non-dual advaita vedanta: non-dualistic philosophy.

Nadis (Sanskrit: channel or vein) are the channels through which, in traditional Indian medicine and spiritual science, the energies of the subtle body are said to flow. They connect at special points of intensity called chakras. Svalakshana means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit.

If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article. Tantra: (“Loom”) a type of Sanskrit text that contains esoteric teachings; tantric literature is focuses on the shakti side of spiritual life and originated in the early post-Christian era and achieved its classical features around C.E.

Tantrism has a “right-hand” (dakshina) or conservative and a. The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences.

The eighteen mahapuranas total overshlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE. Glossary of Sanskrit Terms The Jain path to freedom Glossary of Sanskrit Terms Guru Shree Chitra Bhanu Adharma --unreality Adharma --the law of rest Ajiva --matter Akasha --space Aloka --the void, space where neither matter nor soul exists Anitya --change, impermanence, transitoriness Anyatva --that which is other than Self Arihanta, Arihante, Arihantanum --those who have conquered all inner.

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Grammar, 2. This " x " perfect-bound book is pages, and contains the English verses in large print, so it is easy to read and recite. It also includes the Sanskrit Devanagari text, the Sanskrit transliteration, a guide how to pronounce the Sanskrit transliteration, Mark's full introduction and a in-depth 30 page glossary.

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Glossary of Sanskrit Words. Bhagavad-gita—the basic treatise of the spiritual science, or elementary text of Vedic literature explaining God, the living being, Before the advent of western cultures it referred to India and its surrounding areas.

Now refers to India only. This is an attempt to capture in one place the names of books and other works written in ancient India. For the purpose of this list, we consider all books written in India up to and including the Mughal era as being 'ancient books'. This list is not comprehensive until it matches with the updated scientific facts.

The original source is. Indian philosophy refers to philosophical traditions of the Indian subcontinent.A traditional classification divides orthodox and heterodox schools of philosophy, depending on one of three alternate criteria: whether it believes the Vedas as a valid source of knowledge; whether the school believes in the premises of Brahman and Atman; and whether the school believes in afterlife and Devas.

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It is designed to aid yoga practitioners who seek the deeper meaning of yoga's symbols and metaphoric language. Glossary of Sanskrit Terms This glossary of Sanskrit terms is designed primarily to support the Advanced Yoga Practices lessons. Since the lessons were written with a mind to simplify things, including minimizing the use of Sanskrit terms, this glossary should not be considered to be a complete general purpose one for use in academic studies.

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Mahabharata ("Great Bharata"): one of India's two great ancient epics telling of the great war between the Pandavas and the Kauravas and serving as a repository for many spiritual and moral teachings Mahatma (from maha-atman, "great self"): an honorific title (meaning something like "a great soul") bestowed on particularly meritorious individuals, such as GandhiAuthor: Georg Feuerstein.

Glossary of Sanskrit terms. Abhanavarana: Screening the outshining Bragman; one of the two Avarana Saktis which is removed by Aparoksha Jnana. Abhasa: Reflection, appearance, semblance, not true. Abhasamatra: In name only.

Abhasavada: Doctrine holding that all creation is reflection of the Supreme Reality. Abhati: Shines, illumines. Abhava: In which one’s self is meditated upon as zero or.

The Kundalini fire that lies as the coiled serpent in the base-of-the-spine chakra and rises through spiritual purity and self-mastery to the crown chakra, quickening the spiritual centers on the way; also referred to as the light of the Divine Mother, God, light, life, energy, the I AM THAT I AM.

“Our God is a consuming fire.”(Hebrews ). This book is the first English translation of the Yoginīhṛdaya, “The Heart of the Yoginī,” an important twelfth-century Sanskrit ritual and religious text of the Śrīvidyā, one of the main schools of the tantric tradition of Kashmir shaivism.

With explanatory commentary, notes, a glossary, and an index, it details the teaching and ritual of the Śrīvidyā, whose main deity is the. Dictionary of common Sanskrit spiritual words R - S.

English: ITRANS: Sanskrit: Meaning: R: raja yoga. rAja: raj: Raja Yoga (rAja = king, i.e. royal) is the yoga of Patanjali, as written about in 'The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali'.It is defined as 'the system of concentration and meditation based on.

“Sanskrit” similarly means “the most refined language.” The similarity of the two words reflects the close relationship between (1) religious scholarship and (2) culture as a vehicle of spiritual expression. The four Vedas were written in ancient Sanskrit, perhaps the oldest Indo-European language.

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The function, attended by more than 1, Sanskrit Sanskrit is an ancient language used to write numerous ancienttexts (such as the Vedas, Puranas, etc.) and continues to be used as a language of scholarship and religion today.

It is also referred to as the ‘‘language of yoga’’ as most concepts and. In ancient India, foreigners, especially those considered barbarians or less civilized. moksa ("release").

Liberation from the cycle of rebirth, which is believed by most philosophical schools to be the ultimate goal of life. Namaste Gesture of greeting with spiritual and symbolic significance.

niyama Moral observance; something one should do. Swami Satyananda Saraswati of Napa Valley, CA is a spiritual master presenting a tradition largely unknown outside of India, a Sanskrit scholar and a true lover of God.

By Ms. Read. Although I have many of Swami Satyananda Saraswati’s books, this is one of my favorites. It is a spiritual powerhouse and it is actually three books in one. The correct name of this ancient religion is Sanatana Dharma, which means “eternal law” in known as, the Hindu Dharma, Hinduism is one of the oldest organized religions in the world, tracing its roots back to originated in the Indian subcontinent on the banks of the Sindhu river (now Indus river) and was practiced by the Sindus (people who lived on the banks of the.

From a simple explanation of the relationship between the Upanishads, Vedas and Gita, to family trees, a cast of characters, glossary of many Sanskrit terms and insights into the Hindu spiritual tradition, the reader is well equipped with context and background information.

The following Sanskrit words are important terms of the Yoga tradition. If you would like to learn more key terms, you may want to refer to Georg Feuerstein's. Encyclopedia of Yoga and Tantra.

The present glossary uses a simplified form of transliterating the 49 (or 50) Sanskrit sounds. Please note that the letters â, î, and û are long File Size: KB. 20th century spiritual and political leader. Ganesha: Ganesh, Ganupati, Ganapati: A Hindu deity portrayed with an elephant's head - a sign of strength.

The deity who removes obstacles. Ganga: The Ganges. Most famous of all sacred rivers of India.Saṃsāra is a Sanskrit word that means "wandering" or "world", with the connotation of cyclic, circuitous change.

It is also the concept of rebirth and "cyclicality of all life, matter, existence", a fundamental belief of most Indian religions. In short, it is the cycle of death and rebirth.Vasubhandu A great Indian Buddhist scholar of the fifth century who was converted to the Mahayana by his older brother, Asanga.

He wrote Treasury of Abhidharma (Skt. Abhidharmakosha). Vehicle/Spiritual vehicle An exalted awareness that leads to one’s final spiritual destination. See also Path/Spiritual path, Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana.