“The paths leading man to god or Truth are said to be many. I will speak only of the shortest. It is to recognize God as the Self in you and then to find Him out. What is the distance then between you and God, between you and yourself? Ah, there is no distance at all, a full Zero! Yet, how dare you say to find God and Truth is hard?’’ 

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Swami Bhoomananda Tirtha

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Narayanashrama Tapovanam Glossary

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dāna

sanskrit : दानम् ; giving, a gift, donation or a present.

dāsīputra

Sanskrit : दासीपुत्रः ; Son of a servant.

deeksha

sanskrit : दीक्षा ; initiation of a person into the process of spiritual seeking. 

Dhāraṇa

Sanskrit : धारणं ; Support.

dharma

sanskrit : धर्मः ; Ethics, righteousness, a pursuit by virtue of which life will be sustained in any situation, favorable or unfavorable.

dhyāna

sanskrit: ध्यान; Meditation is an exclusive effort – an exclusive pursuit and application of the mind. The effort is to make the mind clear and still.

dośa

sanskrit: दोष:; an admixture of impurity in substance of any object, lending the object to a fault, blame, defect, weakness, injurious consequence, often a detriment to improvement or progress.

duhkha

sanskrit : दु:ख ; Sorrow, Unpleasant part of the Pleasant - Unpleasant pair of opposites.

dvandva

sanskrit : द्वन्द्व ; opposing pairs of duality or fight between two people

dveepa

sanskrit : द्वीपः ; island.

dvesha

sanskrit : द्वेष; hatred, dislike, repugnance, enmity.

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