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sadhana Line breaks: sa|dhana
Pronunciation: /ˈsɑːðənɑː/

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Definition of sadhana in English:

noun

[mass noun] Indian
Disciplined and dedicated practice or learning, especially in religion or music: years of sadhana blessed him with technical mastery
More example sentences
  • These practices included all traditional Hindu disciplines, and also sadhana of Muslim and Christian faith.
  • For the next twenty years, I learned from him and did sadhana, religious discipline, for long hours.
  • With snow and ice outside, on the inside the fires of teaching, worship and sadhana were kept burning by 100 devotees, including babies and elders.

Origin

From Sanskrit sādhanā 'dedication to an aim', from sādh 'bring about'.

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