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Atman
The real self, the eternal life principle.
Brama
The creator god
Brahman
Ultimate Reality
Brahmin
A member of the priestly caste, the highest class.
Dharma
The teachings of virtue and principle
Karma
The culminating value of all of one's life actions, good and bad, which toghether determine one's next rebirth and death.
Magabharta
One of the national epics of India.
Maya
The power that producs the phenomena of physical existence.
Moksha
The term for liberation from the bondage of finite existence.
Puranas
Part of the Hindu scriptures consisting of myths and legends mixed with historical events.
Samsara
The rebirth of souls passing on from one existence to antoher until release can be achieved, reincarnation.
Upanishads
Part of the Hindu sacred texts containing treatises on the nature of ultimate reality and the way to achieve union with the absolute.
Veda
The oldest of the Hindu scriptures, consisting of four collections of sacred writings.
Yoga
The Hindu parth of union with the divine. Any sort of exercise (physical, mental or spiritual) which promotes one's journey to union with Brahma.