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sadhana

/ˈsɑːdʌnə/
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
Word Origin
from Sanskrit: effective
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  • 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
  • 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

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