"Your mind has enormous hidden dimensions. Open yourselves completely to whatever reactions and emotions the world evokes from time to time. Accept them all without any reservation or resentment. By assimilating everything and all, your mind grows deeper, stabler and more enriched."

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Narayanashrama Tapovanam Glossary

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panchabhūtas

sanskrit : पञ्च-भूत ; The 5 elements (earth, air, fire, water and sky).

parampara

sanskrit : परम्पर ; one following the other , proceeding from one to another (as from father to son) , successive.

pārāyaṇa

sanskrit : पारायणं, स्वाध्यायः ; Reading, Perusal.

parivrājaka

Sanskrit : परिव्राजक; a wandering religious mendicant.

paroksha

Sanskrit : परोक्ष ; Invisible, imperceptible.

pātivratya

sanskrit : पातिव्रत्यं ; Chastity, devoted attachment, faithfulness, loyalty, modesty.

pradakshina

sanskrit : प्रदक्षिण; Reverential salutation, by circumambulating a person or object, keeping the right side towards them.

prathyaksha

Sanskrit : प्रत्यक्ष ; Perceptible, perceivable, present, cognizable by any of the organs of sense.

pratijna

Sanskrit : प्रति़ज्ञा ; A vow.

prāyopaveśa

Sanskrit : प्रायोपवेश ; Abstaining from food and awaiting in a sitting posture the approach of death.

preyas

sanskrit : प्रेयस् ; The desired fruit of heaven etc. but not a means to salvation.

purana

sanskrit : पुराण ; belonging to ancient or olden times.

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