Definition of Darsana

1. Noun. (from the Sanskrit word for 'to see') one of six orthodox philosophical systems or viewpoints on the nature of reality and the release from bondage to karma.

Generic synonyms: Hindooism, Hinduism
Category relationships: Sanskrit, Sanskritic Language



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Darsana

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Darlington
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Darlingtonia californica
Darmera
Darmera peltata
Darrell
Darren
Darrin
Darrow
Darrow red
Darryl
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Darryl Zanuck
Darsana (current term)
Darth
Darth Vader
Darth Vaders
Dartmoor
Dartmouth
Dartmouth College
Darug
Darvon
Darvon cocktail
Darvon cocktails
Darwin
Darwin's frog
Darwin's frogs
Darwin's nothura

Literary usage of Darsana

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1. Brahmadarsanam: Or, Intuition of the Absolute, Being an Introduction to the by Ānanda Āchārya (1917)
"... VIEW-POINTS OF ANCIENT INDIAN PHILOSOPHERS The meaning of the word Darsana — The six systems of Indian philosophy — The Buddha's teaching regarding ..."

2. Living With Siva by Subramuniya (2001)
"Even beholding a photograph in the proper spirit is a form of darsana. ... Gods and gurus are thus said to "give" darsana, and devotees "take" darsana, ..."

3. How to Become a Hindu: A Guide for Seekers and Born Hindus = Hindu Kanthaṃ by Subramuniya, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (2000)
"Even beholding a photograph in the proper spirit is a form of darsana. ... Gods and gurus are thus said to "give" darsana, and devotees "take" darsana, ..."

4. Trésor de livres rares et précieux by Johann Georg T. Grässe (1869)
"Fase. I. II. in -8°. 18. Markandeya Parana, edited with an introd. by RW Banerjea. 1862. 7 fase, in -8°. 19. Mimansa Darsana, with the Commentary of Sabara ..."

5. Hindu Philosophy Popularly Explained: The Orthodox Systems by Ram Chandra Bose (1884)
"Another annotator of note ought to be named, as, from references in the " Sarva-Darsana-Sangraha," he appears to have led one great division of the Miman- ..."

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