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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Enough of the pursuit of pleasure, Enough of wealth and righteous deeds! In the dark forest of the world What peace of mind can they bring you?
Ashtavakra Gita 10:7
From "The Heart of Awareness: A Translation of the Ashtavakra Gita," by Thomas Byrom, 1990. Reprinted by arrangement with Shambhala Publications, Inc., Boston. www.shambhala.com.
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