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Definition of the noun Sadhana

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  1. A spiritual practice or discipline leading to a goal.


  1. Sadhana a.k.a. Shari is an Indian film actress. She was a prominent lead actress during the 1980s and 1990s in Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, and Telugu films.
  2. Sadhana is an Indian actress in Malayalam movies. She was one of the prominent lead actress during the late 1960s and 1970s in Malayalam and Tamil movies. She has acted in more than 100 movies.
  3. Sadhana a.k.a. Sadhana Shivdasani, better known mononymously as Sadhana, is an Indian actress who was one of the top stars in the 1960s and the early 1970s.
  4. Sadhana a.k.a. Runu Parija is an actress.
  5. Sadhana is an actor.
  6. Sadhana is an actor.
  7. Sadhana is an actor.
  8. Sadhana is an actor.
  9. Sadhana is the mother of Samvrutha Sunil.

There are other people with in their name, like Sadhana Amte, Sadhana Bose, Sadhana P.R., Sadhana Gupta, Sadhana Khote, Sadhana Patel, Sadhana Singh, Shava sadhana, Bhagat Sadhana, Sadhana Mazumder and many others.


  1. Sadhana is fictional character from the 1999 film Hum Saath-Saath Hain.
  2. Sadhana is a fictional character from the 1967 film Chandan Ka Palna.
  3. Sadhana is a fictional character from the 2006 film Saravana.
  4. Sadhana is a fictional character from the 1977 film Karm.


"Sadhana" a.k.a. "Sādhanā" is a book by Rabindranath Tagore.


  1. "Sadhana" is a 1989 documentary film written by Sid Goldberg, Jean-Pierre Piché and Marcel Poulin and directed by Jean-Pierre Piché.
  2. "Sadhana" is a film, directed by Prabhat Mukherjee.
    • released in (52 years ago)


  1. "Sadhana" is a musical album of Rajan Mishra & Sajan Mishra.
    • released in (10 years ago)
  2. "Sadhana" is a musical album of Peter Forster.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  3. "Sadhana" is a musical album of Maneesh de Moor.
    • released on (9 years ago)
  4. "Sadhana" is a musical album of Kishori Amonkar.


  1. Sadhana a.k.a. Sādhanā, literally "a means of accomplishing something", is an ego-transcending spiritual practice. It includes a variety of disciplines in Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist and Muslim traditions that are followed in order to achieve various spiritual or ritual objectives.
  2. Sadhana is a Socialist Marathi weekly publication that was established by Pandurang Sadashiv Sane, a leader of Rashtra Seva Dal on August 15, 1948. It was edited by Marathi writer Shankar Dattatraya Javdekar from 1950 to 1952. Yadunath Thatte became Sadhana's editor in 1956 and continued to lead it until 1982. G.P. Pradhan was the next editor of the weekly.
  3. Sadhana is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

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Google previewTantra, Its Mystic and Scientific Basis (2010)

by Lalan Prasad Singh

' Tantra Sadhana is a physico-psycho-spiritual process. It seeks to weave yoga ...

Google previewThe Inner Journey (2003)

by Sudha Aditya

Sadhana means training and practice. If you want to...

Just as eating and drinking are physical acts, which appease physical hunger, spiritual sadhana is a mental act or practice, which appeases spiritual hunger.

Google previewThe Swan in Manasarowar or The Mastery of Sexuality (2012)

A Manual of Secret and Sacred Sex by Soham Hamsa

In the principle of Baul the human being is everything and the 'quest for truth' or Sadhana is a search for the human entity, and as such the spiritual essence of Baul is love for human beings–a universal love that embraces all and refuses none.

Google previewYoga American Style (2009)

by Prem Prakash

Love is the essence and purpose of sadhana. Without love, sadhana is an unharvested garden. Authority The first of ...


by Harish Damodaran

The third chapter is called Sadhana adhyaya in which the ways and means of ...

Google previewThe Yoga of the Nine Emotions (2006)

The Tantric Practice of Rasa Sadhana by Peter Marchand, Harish Johari

Reprogramming the Brain Rasa Sadhana is an ancient tantric method of changing neural and biochemical patterns, with which we take up the challenge of altering our emotional patterns all the way to the level of the structure of our brain.

Google previewThe Philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore (1918)

by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Even Sadhana is a book of sermons, or mystic hymns, or perhaps ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Bengalis (2013)

by Kunal Chakrabarti, Shubhra Chakrabarti

Banglar Sadhana (The Intellectual Quest of the Bengalis). Kolkata: Visva-Bharati Granthalay, 1954 (reprint). . Bharate Hindu Mussalman Jukta Sadhana (Hindu-Muslim Syncretism in India). Kolkata: Visva-Bharati Granthalay, ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of World Religions (1999)

by Wendy Doniger, Merriam-Webster, Inc

SADHANA. A Hindu sadhu. or holy person |. Allan Cash The Sadducees and Pharisees were in constant conflict with each other, most importantly over the content and extent of God's revelation to the Jewish people. The Sadducees refused to ...

Google previewSpiritualized Dictionary (1997)

by Satsvarūpa Dāsa Gosvāmī

Sadhana — Regulated spiritual activites meant to increase one's attachment to Krsna. Sadhana-siddhi — The achievement of perfection by the practice of regulated devotional service. Sadhu — Saintly person. Sakti — Potency. Samsara ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Theatre Anthropology (2011)

The Secret Art of the Performer by Eugenio Barba, Nicola Savarese

RaviShankar names the teacher asthe firstof three conceptsatthe heart of the music tradition: guru, vinayaand sadhana. Fora serious artist, choosing a guru ismore important thanchoosing ahusband orwife. Then vinaya follows, which ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism: N-Z (2002)

by James G. Lochtefeld

Sadhana material cause of the universe. The energy for creation comes from the creative and dynamic power of the dyad's female principle, Shakti. For further information see Jaideva ...

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Small photo of KATHMANDU, NEPAL - MAY 19: Carving mani stones on May 19, 2013 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Carving mani stones as devotional or intentional process art is a traditional Sadhana of piety to Yidam.Small photo of Sadhana {seat} of monkSmall photo of ORCHHA -February 13, 2017: Indian old monk sadhu getting ready painting his face. Sadhu means one who practices a sadhana or keenly follows a path of spiritual discipline.Small photo of sadhana sign in the forestSmall photo of KATHMANDU, NEPAL - MAY 19: Carving mani stones on May 19, 2013 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Carving mani stones as devotional or intentional process art is a traditional Sadhana of piety to Yidam. More...

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