The Russian Doll of Hinduism in Ten Sanskrit Terms
These ten Sanskrit terms are essential for a basic understanding of the essence of Hinduism.
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The spiritual weapon of self-purification, intangible as it seems, is the most potent means of revolutionizing one’s environment and loosening the external shackles. It works subtly and invisibly; it is an intense process though it might often seem a weary and long-drawn process. It is the straightest way to liberation, the surest and the quickest, and no effort can be too great for it. What it requires is faith—an unshakable mountainlike faith that flinches from nothing.
From "The Wisdom of Gandhi," © 1995 compiled by Trudy S. Settel. Reprinted by arrangement with Kensington Publishing Corp, New York, www.kensingtonbooks.com.
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