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dharma

Ayurvedic medicine
An ayurvedic term referring to one's divine purpose or spiritual path.
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Even if this is so, it is surely the choice of this metaphor, by the composers/narrators of the Mbh, that is fundamental, not whether or not it accurately identifies a particular time period--the point being that the fundamental dharmic inconsistencies charted so prominently throughout the Mbh may be consistent with the tone of the Kaliyuga as it is described in those few passages where the word actually occurs, even if such inconsistencies could occur without the overall temporal bracketing provided by the yuga scheme.
When he likens atmatusti to sila, he also understands atmatusti as another necessary supplement of all dharmic action, rather than as a separate source (atas ca silavad asyah sarvasesataya dharmamulatvabhidhanam).
That the soteriological value of the gopls' desire, their precise marital status, and their painful, frustrated devotional relationship with Krsna are all explicitly elaborated in the Bhagavata Purana does demonstrate, however, that the Harivamsa perhaps even unintentionally raised questions that had a profound impact on the development of religion in Indian culture, for the answers later formulated in the puranic process will effectively delineate the dharmic parameters of bhakti.
Questions, as we would say, of "interpretation" are faced for the first time--and through them, the entirety of uses to which the Sanskrit language can and should be put, chief among them the representation and inculcation of the dharmic life.
She notes, for example, that we are often swayed by "idealized rules of conduct in the law codes and the idealized narratives in which dharmic principles are applied" (p.
Along with a number of other regional genres of performance, the masked dance-dramas in the Valley can be classified as dharmic or sastric, having developed out of a specific teaching and related body of authoritative texts and oral tradition.
In fact, both texts define in clear terms what Dharma (moral obligation) is, and when and how a battle may and should be joined as a Dharmic (morally correct) battle or Jihad (holy war) carried out in submission to the will of God.
By analyzing the power operating in pre-colonial discourse, specifically by means of the monopoly of Sanskrit knowledge and its dominance in interpreting the Dharmic law, Scott makes us aware of the local and autochthonous roots of Orientalism in India's past.
The drawings he produced during the late '40s and '50s in San Francisco, where he encountered the work of Clyfford Still and Mark Rothko and befriended Allen Ginsberg, contain recondite, dharmic allusions.
This practice is more powerful than it may seem since the Tirumala-Tirupati temple is the richest in India and carries considerable dharmic clout with Hindus at home and in the Diaspora communities.
There is a Buddhist reason for fame and for immortality, which is that it gives you the opportunity to turn the wheel of dharma while you're alive to a larger mass of sentient beings and after you're dead that your poetry radio continues broadcasting dharmic understanding so that people pick up on it and the benefits of it after you're dead.
One scene on the left-hand wall shows a group of kings and deities venerating a Bodhi tree, a stupa and dharmic wheel of the law.