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an impartial principle of cause and effect whereby one's thoughts, words, and actions determines the character, nature, and status of one's life
a systematic denial of bodily appetites or the pleasures of the flesh in order to strengthen one's mind or soul
the long cycle of birth, death, and rebirth during which the soul progresses toward liberation and enlightenment
a group of law books which provide detailed discussions about such matters as the purposes of life, the stages of life, and the caste system
worship at a small family shrine in which food and prayers are offered to a patron hindu deity in exchange for blessings
central to hindu worship, it literally means seeing or the exchange of gaze between the human and the divine
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