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Flashcards in Common Sanskrit Words Deck (29):
1

Abhyasa

Practice

2

Ananda

Bliss

3

Atman

The Self

4

Bhakti

Devotion

5

Citta

The mind stuff

6

Dosha

Fundamental bodily bio elements. Made up of Vata, Pitta, and Kapha

7

Drishti

Gaze

8

Dukha

Suffering

9

Guru

A spiritual guide or teacher

10

Ida

Channel of energy starting from the left nostril, moving to the crown of the head, and descending to the bottom of the spine

11

Ishvara

The Supreme cosmic soul; God

12

Jnana

Wisdom of the self, knowledge or idea

13

Karma

Action and reaction

14

Nirodha

Cessation, restraint

15

Nirvana

The state of liberation

16

Moksa

Liberation; final freedom of the soul from recurring births

17

Pingala

A nadi or channel of energy

18

Purusha

The divine self which abides in all beings

19

Prakriti

The Nature

20

Rajas

Activity, restlessness

21

Samsara

A round of births and deaths

22

Samskara

Scars of the past

23

Sukha

Happiness, delight

24

Surya

The sun

25

Sutra

Thread

26

Tamas

Inertia, dullness, ignorance

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Vairagya

Non attachment

28

Vritti

Whirlpool

29

Yoga

Union