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Definition of the noun sannyasin

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noun - plural: sannyasins

  1. a Hindu religious mendicant

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Google previewNew Vision For the New Millennium (2016)

by Dr. Vasant Joshi

Osho's sannyasin is the New Man who knows the futility of war and violence and who is consciously engaged in creating a...

Google previewThe Heart Sutra (2014)

Becoming a Buddha through Meditation by Osho

A sannyasin is a person who lives more and more in alertness. And the more there are people who exist through awareness, the better the world that will be created. Civilization has not yet happened. It is said that somebody asked the Prince ...

Google previewAncient Music in the Pines (2011)

In Zen Mind Suddenly Stops by Osho

A sannyasin is a miracle – the energy is moving back towards oneself. Ordinarily the energy is moving away from you, towards things, targets, in the world. The energy is moving away from you, hence you feel empty. The energy goes away, ...

Google previewZorba the Buddha (2016)

Sex, Spirituality, and Capitalism in the Global Osho Movement by Hugh B. Urban

Traditionally in South Asian religions, a sannyasin is a renunciant or ascetic,

sannyasin refers to one who has voluntarily stepped out of the class system and conventional obligations in order to ...

Google previewPower, Politics, and Change (2011)

What Can I Do to Help Make the World a Better Place? by Osho

Every sannyasin is a Hassid. Existence cannot allow a few idiot politicians to destroy this world. But that does not mean that you have to remain.

Google previewEncyclopedia of New Religious Movements (2004)

by Peter Clarke, Reader in Modern History and Fellow Peter Clarke

'Sannyasin' is a Hindu term for a man who has renounced worldly ties in order to seek union with the absolute or God. Hinduism divides the life of men (but not women) into four stages: bramacharya, childhood and youth, occupied with ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Sacred Language of All Scriptures and Myths (Routledge Revivals) (2016)

by G Gaskell

See Agnihotra, Anchorite, Asramas, Arhat, Hermit, Householder, Liberation, Monk, Orders, Pragapati, Sannyasin, Soul. ASCETICISM, OR AUSTERITY:— A symbol of the voluntary abandonment of outgoing activities in preparation for a new ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions (2010)

Revised and Updated Edition by Larry A. Nichols, George Mather, Alvin J. Schmidt

The fourth stage, sannyasin, is optional. The sannyasin renounces caste and becomes a homeless wandering ascetic, seeking only to become enlightened and one with God. Meditation is an important component of devotional life. There are ...

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of Religion (1993)

by Irving Hexham

SANNYASIN tion as release from SAMSARA through a breaking of the bonds of KARMA. SALVATION ARMY: an EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN movement founded in nineteenth-century Britain by "General" William BOOTH to work among the ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

SAN MATEO SANNYASIN year was placed in command of the insurgent army in Upper Peru. San Martin now conceived the design of destroying the Spanish power by overrunning Chile and then striking at the stronghold, Peru. After two ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Hinduism (2006)

by Constance Jones, James D. Ryan

Further reading: “Nityananda, One of Swami's Muk- tananda's Successors, Retakes Sannyasin Vows,” Hinduism Today 12, no. 14 ( April ...

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Scrabble value of S1A1N1N1Y4A1S1I1N1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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