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kosha

[koh-shuh]
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noun Hinduism.
  1. any of the five layers of physical and mental being composing the personal self, Atman being within the innermost layer.
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Origin of kosha

From the Sanskrit word kośa
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Historical Examples

  • I have seen a kosha which is still in use in the neighbourhood of Badami.

    Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3 (of 3)

    Charles Eliot

  • To mark this individuality it was commonly enclosed in a metal case (kosha) bearing one or more human faces.

  • To this end the railway was continued another hundred miles, from Kosha to Kerma, which point was reached in May, 1897.

  • Specially-appointed Rabbis see that the food is properly prepared, as everything must be kosha, or legally clean.

    Cities of the Dawn

    J. Ewing Ritchie