ashrama

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ashrama

(ˈɑːʃrəmə)
n
(Hinduism) Hinduism one of the four stages in Hindu spiritual life
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Vamashrama is "the scheme of a society based on four vamas (vocational classes) [brahmin, kshatriya, vaishya, shudra] and four ashramas (stages of life) {brahmacharya, grihastha, vanaprastha, sannyasa}" (Bhattacharyya 1999,165).
El segundo aspecto del dharma en este sentido social es el de ashramas o etapas de la vida, las cuales son: la del brahmacarya (estudiante celibe), la del grhastha (cabeza o padre de familia), la del vanaprastha (ermitano, morador del bosque) y la de samnyasa (renunciante) (43).
Para terminar, hay que senalar que tanto el sistema de varnas como el sistema de ashramas son un molde, un modelo ideal.
The offshoot Lakulisa Pashupatas believed in ati marga, the attainment of salvation without going through the four ashramas or stages of life spelt out in the Vedas and followed by the moderate sect.
There were a number of hermitages at the foothills of Dangrek, and the networking of these ashramas was done from Mount Preah Vihear, Kailash of mainland Southeast Asia.
En cuanto a la arquitectura, mencionare las construcciones donde se realizan ritos esotericos: iglesias, catedrales ashramas, pagodas, mezquitas .
The ten types of dharma (moral duty) should be performed daily by Brahmins very carefully in all four ashramas of life viz.
This means that, it is better to die, performing one's own professional duty, accepted according to Gunakarma Vibhagashah: that is ones qualities and aptitudes, rather than hankering after the duties of other varnas and ashramas, for they are harmful and dangerous.
The Dharmashastras of Baudhayana and Apastamba and the Dharmaastras such as Manu-smriti further spell out the theory of the four varnas and the four ashramas, or "life-stages.
Arraigado profundamente su pensamiento en la filosofia de las Upanishadas (9), cuyos maestros o rishis (videntes) habian vivido en los ashramas en los bosques, donde no habia paredes, ni aulas que separasen al hombre de la naturaleza, pensamiento que habia dejado una gran huella en la civilizacion india.
It is ironic, given their origins in Brahmabandhab's own monastic experimentation, that the Vishwa Hindu Parishad roundly condemns such Christian ashramas as being anti-national covers for missionary activity.
Advaita Ashrama in Himalayas, near Almora founded May, 1899.