Sanskrit Yoga Glossary
- vairagya - official itrans spelling: 'vairAgya'
- Dispassion, detachment.
- Natural dispassion towards whatever is unreal.
- The second of the four means to salvation.
- vandanam - official itrans spelling: 'vaMdanam'
- It is the sixth of the nine modes of bhakti.
- vasishta, yoga - official itrans spelling: 'vasiSTa, yoga'
- Vedantic scripture where sage Vasishta is the guru of Lord Rama.
- veda vyasa - official itrans spelling: 'veda vyAsa'
- Great sage who is credited to have compiled the vedas and authored many scriptures.
- veda(s) - official itrans spelling: 'veda'
- Fundamental scriptures of sanatana dharma
- vedanta - official itrans spelling: 'vedAMta'
- Literally means end (anta) of knowledge (veda) or end of the vedas (holy scriptures).
- The philosophy that comes from the upanishads, found at the end of the vedas.
- vedantin - official itrans spelling: 'vedAMtin'
- Adept on the path of vedanta.
- vishnu-devananda, swami - official itrans spelling: 'svAmI viSNudevAnanda'
- Founder of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers, great master who did much to spread yoga in the western world and tireless worker for world peace.
- viveka - official itrans spelling: 'viveka'
- The ability to discriminate between the real and unreal.
- The first of the four means to salvation.
- vritti - official itrans spelling: 'vR^itti'
- Modification of the mind.
- Thought wave.