Glossary – Teachings of Great Sages and Gurus of India

  • M.

    Sri Mahendra Nath Gupta is familiary known to the readers of the "Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna" by his pen name M.  He kept a diary of all his meetings and experiences with Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and later wrote them in a book. This first, full-fledged volume of  the "Gospel" was  published in Chennai in 1907.

  • Mahamaya

    The Great Illusion
  • Mahamaya

    The Great Illusion
  • Mahat

    Great, Vast, Grand Universe
  • Mahatma

    A Great Soul.
  • Mahavakya

    A vakya is a Vedic utterance. Mahavakya means ‘great utterance’. Of all these, four are especially distinguished. "tattvamasi" (‘You are That’) is one of them.
  • Mahendranath Gupta

    The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna is the English translation of the Sri Sri Rāmakrishna Kathāmrita, the conversations of Sri Ramakrishna with his disciples, devotees, and visitors, recorded by Mahendranāth Gupta, who wrote the book under the pseudonym of "M."
  • Manana

    ~~~ Manana is Reflection, Contemplation, Pondering, Understanding, Assimilating and Absorbing the knowledge that has been acquired through Sravana (Listening to discourses and Reading the Scriptures and the Teachings of Sages and Gurus).
  • Manomaya

    Made up of mind; composed of mind.
  • Mantra

    Mantra is (originally in Hinduism) a word or sound repeated to aid concentration in meditation and purification of the mind. It is a word, statement or slogan repeated frequently. It can also be a Vedic hymn.

  • Marga

    ~~~ Path to follow. [caption id="attachment_3018" align="alignnone" width="300"]Marga Marga[/caption]
  • Mauna

    Silence, Mental Silence, Inner Tranquillity ~~~ Mouna
  • Maya

    ~~~ The Great Illusion that projects the world and veils our Real Self. To remove this illusion and realize one's Blissful, Immortal Nature, Self-Enquiry in the manner of "Who am I ?" becomes essential and the most effective and direct means. Maya-Illusion
  • Moha

    Desire; Attachment.
  • Mukta

    Liberated; Self Realized
  • Mukti

    Spiritual Liberation, Human Salvation.
  • Murti

    A Murti (Sanskrit: मूर्ति, IAST: Mūrti) literally means any form, embodiment or solid object, and typically refers to an image, statue or idol of a deity or person in Indian culture. Ganesh Murti (Form of Lord Ganesha) Ganesh Murti

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