Glossary of Terms
food that has been taken, touched, or leftover on a person’s plate.
(“up-breath”): a special breath taken with an extremely calm, short, and slow respiration; name of one of the five main pranas, responsible for digestion.
vegetables and plants
the witness who remains in the north of the body (the fontanel)
the sacred thread ceremony
the last part of the Vedas, also known as Vedanta, which deal with the knowledge
of the Supreme Reality
to live near God and gurs, to live in God consciousness
the supreme, the highest, the best
a powerful warrior for the Pandavas Uttama means extremely powerful, and ojas means strength.
comes from urdhe, the north of the body (the fontanel), and tistha, to stay