austerities

строгость

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  • Austerities — Austerity Aus*ter i*ty, n.; pl. {Austerities}. [F. aust[ e]rit[ e], L. austerias, fr. austerus. See {Austere}.] 1. Sourness and harshness to the taste. [Obs.] Horsley. [1913 Webster] 2. Severity of manners or life; extreme rigor or strictness;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • austerities — aus·ter·i·ty || É’ sterÉ™tɪ n. modesty; ascetic simplicity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Asceticism — Not to be confused with Aestheticism. Ascetic redirects here. It is not to be confused with Acetic. Asceticism (from the Greek: ἄσκησις, áskēsis, exercise or training ) describes a lifestyle characterized by abstinence from various sorts of… …   Wikipedia

  • Nirjara — is one of the nine fundamental principles, or Tattva in Jain philosophy, and refers to the shedding or destruction of accumulated karmas from the atma (soul), essential for breaking free from samsara, the cycle of birth death and rebirth, by… …   Wikipedia

  • Monk — For other uses, see Monk (disambiguation). St. Anthony the Great, considered the Father of Christian Monasticism A monk (from Greek: μοναχός, monachos, single, solitary [1]) is a person who practices religious asceticism, living either alone or… …   Wikipedia

  • Glossary of terms in Hinduism — The following is a glossary of terms and concepts in Hinduism. The list consists of concepts that are derived from both Hinduism and Hindu tradition, which are expressed as words in Sanskrit as well as other languages of India. The main purpose… …   Wikipedia

  • Glossary of Hinduism terms — An article related to Hinduism …   Wikipedia

  • Narasimha — For other uses, see Narasimha (disambiguation). Narasimha Narasimha killing Hiranyakashipu on his lap, as Prahlada watches at the left. (18th century) Devanagari नरसिंह …   Wikipedia

  • Hiranyakashipu — (or Hiranyakasipu) (Sanskrit: हिरण्‍यकश्यप) is an Asura from the Puranic scriptures of Hinduism. The Purana s describe Hiranyakashipu as a king in Dravida from ancient times. His younger brother, Hiranyaksha was slain by Varaha, one of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Shramana — A Shramana (Sanskrit sa. श्रमण IAST|śramaṇa , Pāli pi. शमण IAST|samaṇa ) is a wandering monk in certain ascetic traditions of ancient India, including Jainism, Buddhism, and Ājīvika religion (now extinct). Famous IAST|śramaṇa include religious… …   Wikipedia

  • Jainism — /juy niz euhm/, n. a dualistic religion founded in the 6th century B.C. as a revolt against current Hinduism and emphasizing the perfectibility of human nature and liberation of the soul, esp. through asceticism and nonviolence toward all living… …   Universalium



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