"Every moment of your life you are being carried to fulfilment, irresistibly. Everything that comes to you does so to improve, correct or alter your nature, thereby taking you nearer perfection. So, whenever agitation assails your mind, ponder over this truth again and again."

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Narayanashrama Tapovanam Glossary

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vairāgya

Sanskrit : वैराग्य; Dispassion, Freedom from all worldly desires, indifference to worldly objects and to life.

vanaprastha

sanskrit : वानप्रस्थ ; The third stage of human life (who has passed through the stages of student and householder and has abandoned his house and family for an ascetic life).

vatsalya

sanskrit : वात्सल्य ; Tenderness, affection, fondness.

vichāra

sanskrit: विचार ; pondering, deliberation, consideration, reflection, examination, investigation.

vidhi

sanskrit : विधिः ; An injunction.

viveka

sanskrit: विवेक ; discrimination between what is real and unreal.

vrata

sanskrit : व्रत ; a religious vow or practice , any pious observance , meritorious act of devotion or austerity.

vrtthi

sanskrit : वृत्ति ; Turning, turning round, revolving ; being, existence, abiding.

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