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sadhana

noun
  1. Hinduism one of a number of spiritual practices or disciplines which lead to perfection, these being contemplation, asceticism, worship of a god, and correct living
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Word Origin for sadhana

from Sanskrit: effective
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Historical Examples of sadhana

  • I wanted to tell you how the least thing distracts me nowadays from my duty to the Sadhana.

    Glimpses of Bengal

    Sir Rabindranath Tagore

  • I grow quite absent-minded when I try to write for the Sadhana magazine.

    Glimpses of Bengal

    Sir Rabindranath Tagore

  • I would commend these volumes, and especially the one entitled "Sadhana," the collection of essays, to all intelligent readers.

    My Reminiscences

    Rabindranath Tagore

  • There was a letter, the last number of the Sadhana Magazine, one of the Monist, and some proof-sheets.

    Glimpses of Bengal

    Sir Rabindranath Tagore

  • I read the letter, raced my eyes over the uncut pages of the Sadhana, and then again fell to nodding and humming through my poem.

    Glimpses of Bengal

    Sir Rabindranath Tagore