Glossary 2

Glossary 2

Kaivalya Upanishad - Meaning in English

  • Mahamaya

    The Great Illusion
  • Mahavakya

    A vakya is a Vedic utterance. Mahavakya means ‘great utterance’. Of all these, four are especially distinguished. "tattvamasi" (‘You are That’) is one of them.
  • Maheswara

    In a general sense, Maheswara means the Great God. In a particular sense, it means Lord Shiva.

  • Manomaya

    Made up of mind; composed of mind.
  • Mantra

    Mantra is (originally in Hinduism) a word or sound repeated to aid concentration in meditation and purification of the mind. It is a word, statement or slogan repeated frequently. It can also be a Vedic hymn.

  • Marga

    Path to follow. Sri Ramana Maharshi
  • Mauna

    Silence, Mental Silence, Inner Tranquillity ~~~ Mouna
  • Maya

    ~~~ The Great Illusion that projects the world and veils our Real Self. To remove this illusion and realize one's Blissful, Immortal Nature, Self-Enquiry in the manner of "Who am I ?" becomes essential and the most effective and direct means. Maya-Illusion
  • Mlechcha

    Mleccha (from Vedic Sanskrit म्लेच्छ mleccha, meaning "barbarian"), also spelled Mlechchha or Maleccha, is a name, which was used by the ancient Indians to indicate the uncouth and incomprehensible speech of foreigners who were "impure and barbarian" people.

  • Mukta

    Liberated; Self Realized
  • Mukti

    Spiritual Liberation, Human Salvation.
  • Murti

    A Murti (Sanskrit: मूर्ति, IAST: Mūrti) literally means any form, embodiment or solid object, and typically refers to an image, statue or idol of a deity or person in Indian culture. Ganesh Murti (Form of Lord Ganesha) Ganesh Murti

Conversations with Ramana Maharshi are rare and priceless. He seldom wrote anything on his own accord. But out of His immense kindness and love, sometimes he answered questions from Devotees on Meditation, Devotion to God and Life. Reading them, contemplating on them and try to practice them are bound to offer great guidance to every true seeker of Real Happiness.

Sometimes Sri Ramana Maharshi used words in Sanskrit or devotional words and scriptural texts. This Glossary provides some insight into those.