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A

abhāgya unfortunate
abhimān arrogance
abhyās study
abodh innocent
ācharan behavior, conduct, practice
ādar respect
adharam unrighteousness, evil conduct, immorality
adhyātmik jagat spiritual world
agni fire
āgyā order
ahankār ego
ahimsā non-violence
aitihāsik historical
alochnā criticism
amar immortal
amrit nectar
anārth wrong meaning
andhatā blindness
anek many, numerous
anjān unknown
anubhav experience
anubhuti experience, perception
anuchit inappropriate
anugraha divine grace
aparyāpta inadequate
apshakun ill omen
apvād exception
āsan seat
āshāvādi optimist
āshrai shelter
āshram hermitage
āsthā faith
astitva existence, creation
ātmā soul
atut strong, unconquerable
avasthā stage
avidyā ignorance
avilamb without delay
avshadi cure, medicine
   

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B

bachan / vachan words, promise
bādal cloud
bakhānā describe, explain
bal / bar strength
bālak child
balwant powerful, strong
bār bār again and again
bartan utensils
bhāgya fortune, destiny
bhakti devotion
bharosā trust, faith
bharpūr abundant
bhāshā language
bhay fear
bhed difference, discrimination
bhītarse from inside, from the heart
bhram misconception
bhrānti illusion
bilkul absolutely, completely
binanti request
buddhi intellect
   

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C

chamatkār miracle
chetnā consciousness
chintā worry, concern
chintan thinking, contemplation
chitt mind, concentration
chitthi note, letter
   

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D

darshak spectator, viewer
dāvā claim, solemn declaration
dayā mercy
dhanyavād thank you
dharma duty, religion
dhartī earth, world
dhenu cow
dhrishtānt example
dhrishti vision, sight
dikshā initiation
dishā direction
divya dhrishti divine vision
dosh fault
dukh displeasure, sadness
dvesh jealousy
dvij brahmin, one with two births
   

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E

ektā oneness, unity
etbār trust
   

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G

jadtā insensibility, rigidity, irrationality
jāgruti enlightenment
janmasthān birth place
jap silent repetition of mantra
javāb answer, reply
jhūlā swing
jhupda hut
jhūtha false, unreal
jimevār responsible
jīva soul
jīvan mukti free from the bondage of worldly life
   

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H

hakīkat reality
hetu motive
himmat courage
himsa violence
   

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I

īrshā jealousy
ishta adored  and  favourite deity
itihās history
ittr perfume, scent
izzat honour, respect
   

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J

īrshā jealousy
ishta adored  and  favourite deity
itihās history
ittr perfume, scent
izzat honour, respect
   

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K

kadam step, footstep
kāl period of time, death
kalā art
kalpa duration of time of one age (eg golden age)
kāma desire, lust
kamjor weak
kapat craftiness, deceit
karib near
karma-indriya (karmendriya) physical organs
karunā compassion, mercy
karunāmaya compassionate, merciful
kārya action
kasam oath, promise
kasrat exercise
kāyam always
khatarnāk dangerous
kheti farm
kintū but
kiran ray of light
kitāb book
klesh distress
krānti revolution
kripā mercy, kindness
kripā nidhān abode of compassion
kripā pātra object of compassion
kripālā one who has mercy
krit kritya content, eternal satisfaction
kriyā action
krodh anger
kshamā forgiveness, pardon
kshamāshil tolerant, readily forgiving
kshetra field
kushal happiness/ skilled
kutumb family
   

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L

lāchār distraught
līlā divine design, divine play
lobh greed
   

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M

mada ego
māmlā matter, subject
mān respect
man, mana mind, heart
mānsiktā mentality
manu first human in creation, lawgiver
mārg path, road
maryādā proper decorum, propriety
mat opinion
māyā illusion
moha delusion
mrityu death
mūdhta ignorance
mukta free, independent
mukti liberation from bondage and samskāra
mūl root
mūlya importance
   

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N

nābhi navel
nāgrik citizen
nidhi treasure, valuable possession
nidrā sleep
nijtā individuality
nimantran invitation
nimit instrumental
nindā scorn, blame
nirbhar weightless, without worry
nirbhay fearless
nirnay judgment, decision
nirvāna liberation, bliss
nishthā loyalty, faith, devotion
nīti policy, principle
nitya eternal
nivedan request
   

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P

pahechān to recognise
pālak caregiver
param supreme
paramātmā supreme being or god
paramparā tradition
parikramā circumambulation
parikshā test
parinām result
parivār family
paryāpta adequate
pāvan pure
pavitra pure
pragnyā insight
prahār assault
prajā subjects, public
prakār form, nature
pramānik honest
pranām salutation
prāpti gain, acquire
prārabdh destiny
prārthnā prayer
prasanna satisfied, happy
prashansāh praise, admiration
prashna question
prathishtā reputation, prestige
pratikshā to await, to go through a test or challenge
pravesh entry
prernā inspiration
pukār call, cry
punya merit 
pūrna complete
pūrnāhuti final oblation
purushārtha effort
   

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R

rāga affection, attachment
rājniti politics
rajogun quality of passion, love, pleasure
rāshtra nation
rāste road
rikta emptiness
rog illness
   

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S

sādhak devotee
sādhan medium, means
sādhnā spiritual practice
sādhutā piety, simplicity
sahaj true to one’s nature
sahamat agree
sahyog cooperation
samādhān solution
samādhi state of suspending connection between body and soul
samarpan surrender
samasyā problem
sambandh relationship
sāmne opposite
sampūrna complete
samsār material world
samskār qualities
samvād conversation
sandeha doubt
sang company
sangeet music
sankalp resolution
sanket sign, indication
sankirnatā narrow-minded
sankoch hesitation
sankshep in short
sankuchit narrow
sanmān respect
sannyāsin one who has renounced worldly goods to live a life of asceticism
sanshaya suspicion
saral easy, simple
sarovar lake
satogun / satvaguna the quality of goodness
satsang religious discourses, in good company
satya truth
sāvadhān beware
saverā day break
setu bridge
shabdakosh dictionary
shakun / shukan good omen
shānt peaceful
shānti peace
shapath oath
sharārat mischief
shārif noble
shaurya heroism, bravery
shikāyat complaint
shikshā education
shīl character
shīlwān of pure character
shīr head
shobhā elegance, grace
shosan exploitation
shraddhā faith
shram toil, exertion
shrotā listeners
shruti that which is heard, passed down orally
shubh good, auspicious
shubh karma good deed
shudh pure
shukriya thank you
shunyatā emptiness
siddhi accomplishment
sīmā border
simit restricted
smaran memory
smruti memory
sneha affection
soch samaj kar having considered and understood
spasht clear
sthīr still, stable
sthiti position, situation, stage
sthūl tangible, physical
sukha pleasure, comfort
sūkshma intangible, spiritual, virtual
sūtra aphorism, verse
svikār to accept
swapna dream
   

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T

tamogun quality of darkness
tapa, tapasyā asceticism, penance
tattva element, essence
tīrtha pilgrimage
turant immediately
   

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U

uchit appropriate, best
upāsanā devotion, prayer
urjā energy, light
   

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V

vandan obeisance
vandanīya adorable, worthy of praise
vanshaj descendant
vastra clothes
vidāi farewell
vidyā knowledge, intelligence
vikshep disturb
viksit flourish
vishay subject, topic
vishrām rest
vivek discrimination between right and wrong
vruksh tree
vyakti personage, individual
vyaktitva personality
   

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Y

yajmān host
yash fame, reputation
yathochit appropriate
yātrā pilgrimage
yudh war
   

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Z

zabān language
zyādā more, too much
   

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