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Bhakti
Devotion and path of devotion
Darshan
Sight, vision, or apparation
Brahman
Creator God
Devi
Sanskrit for Goddess
Epoche
The belief that there is a moment where the real world is suspended
Hiranyagurbha
The "golden womb"- the creation of the universe
Khumbruela
Festival every 12 years
Krishna
8th avatar of Vishnu, means black or dark
Puja
Special rituals for special locations
Shruti
Texts of the upnishads
Smriti
New sacred writings
Atman
One's true self beyond identification w/ worldly existance
Subarimala
Pilgrim center in the south of India. Place where Ayyappa meditated.
Varnas
4 classes or castes
Ashramas
4 stages of life