One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Disciplined and dedicated practice or learning, especially in religion or music.‘years of sadhana blessed him with technical mastery’
- ‘For the next twenty years, I learned from him and did sadhana, religious discipline, for long hours.’
- ‘The original caste system was based on self-discipline through education and through personal sadhana.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘These practices included all traditional Hindu disciplines, and also sadhana of Muslim and Christian faith.’
- ‘No, the twelve year cycle is just twelve years of sadhana, which is study without really starting to practice!’
- ‘When practicing a sadhana, we are not superimposing something artificial atop the natural state of things.’
From Sanskrit sādhanā ‘dedication to an aim’, from sādh ‘bring about’.
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