Glossary 2

Glossary 2

Kaivalya Upanishad - Meaning in English

  • Namaskaram

    ~~~ Namaskar to God: It is Offering of Worship to the Almighty SELF with a humble attitude. Namaskar to People: It is Offering of Worship to the SELF in all. It is also an offering of respect to the person. [caption id="attachment_2167" align="aligncenter" width="185"]namaste, namaskar [/caption]
  • Nandi

    The symbol of Nandi is the Sacred Bull always remaining before Siva in any temple. Nandi is considered the vehicle of Lord Siva. Nandi is also symbolized as the guardian of the holy temple.

  • Nidithyasana

    Meditation, Self-Enquiry. Nididhyasana constitutes the methods of actual practice of the knowledge acquired through Sravana (Listening, Reading, Assocation with the Wise) and the consequent thorough understanding and assimilation of that knowledge through Manana (Understanding).
  • Nirasana

    Giving up. Casting out, driving away, expelling, removing, rejecting
  • Nirvana

    Salvation; Self-Realization; Oneness with the Reality without attributes.

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.