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  • n. the fifth month of the Hindu calendar

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Examples

  • Upanishad or method implies sravana and manana i.e., listening and thinking.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3 Books 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12

  • Here, however, it has a direct reference to sravana (hearing), manana (contemplation), and nididhyasana (abstraction of the soul from everything else for absolute concentration).

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3 Books 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12

  • 'Hearing' (sravana) means the apprehension of the sense of scripture, together with collateral arguments, from a teacher who possesses the true insight, viz. that the Vedânta-texts establish the doctrine of the unity of the Self.

    The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Ramanuja — Sacred Books of the East, Volume 48

  • Lagna lord: mars [managla] rashi: capricorn [makara] rashi lord: saturn [shani] nakshatra: sravana charan: 4 nakshatra lord: moon present dasha: moon which will end by 6th july 2012, 4: 16pm

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  • The Bhagavatam describes: srnvatam sva-kathah krsnah punya-sravana-kirtanah hrdy antah-stho hy abhadrani vidhunoti suhrt satam

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  • In chapter 1 the ray from between the Buddha's eyebrows illuminates bodhisattvas 'who plied the Bodhisattva-course with ability, due to their earnest belief in numerous and various lessons and the fundamental ideas' (Kern, p. 8); aneka-vividha-sravana-arambana-adhimukti-hetu-kâranair upâya-kausalyair bodhisattva-caryâm caranti (p. 5); 'who, through various causes and conditions and various types of faith and understanding and in various forms and aspects were carrying out the way of the bodhisattva'

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