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Lakshman: the brother of Lord Ram in the epic Ramayan Lakshmi : Goddess of prosperity, fortune and beauty; consort of Vishnu, sometimes ca…

Started by Kalipriya

1 Aug 16, 2016
Reply by mahesh

A Brief Sanskrit Glossary

At the Atma Jyoti Website you will find A Brief Sanskrit Glossary, which is a very useful list of commonly used terms. It is not, however,…

Started by Reddy Kilowatt

0 Nov 20, 2009

G , H , I , J

Ganesha: elephant-headed God who takes away all obstacles and is the God of good fortune Ganesh Chaturthi: worship of god Ganesha in the m…

Started by Kalipriya

4 Jul 4, 2009
Reply by Devaki Erika-Ha

T , U , V , Y

Tamas: one of the three gunas or qualities in existence, associated with the dissolver God Shiva and representing the quality of darkness a…

Started by Kalipriya

3 Jun 26, 2009
Reply by Geeta Athreya

S

Sadharana Dharma: what is right in terms of the common duties and obligations to one's fellow human beings Saguna: manifest, referring to…

Started by Kalipriya

0 Jun 24, 2009

R

Radha: a cowherdess who was the favourite of Lord Krishna and an incarnation of the Goddess Lakshmi, also a Goddess in her own right Rahu:…

Started by Kalipriya

0 Jun 24, 2009

N , P

Nada: sound current of the subtle body Nadis: nerves of the subtle body Namaskar/Namaste: 'I bow to you', the greeting which acknowledges…

Started by Kalipriya

0 Jun 24, 2009

K

Kailash: the world mountain Kalash: brass pot containing water, representative of a goddess Kali: the dark form of the Goddess, character…

Started by Kalipriya

0 Jun 24, 2009

C , D

Chakras: nerve centers of the subtle body; non-dualistic Vedantic philosophy Charvakas: materialistic philosophers of ancient India Chela…

Started by Kalipriya

0 Jun 24, 2009

B

Bhagavad Gita: Hindu scripture of the avatar Krishna dated to approximately the first two centuries BC Bhajans: hymns in praise of a deity…

Started by Kalipriya

0 Jun 24, 2009

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