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upadesa   Term Image (upadeśa) Script Image
(Language:  Sanskrit)
Alternate Spellings: upadesha
Short Description: Instruction, teaching.
Long Description: Instruction, teaching; Paramaguru says, explaining the significance of the word upadeśa: "The guru does not merely ask his disciple to perform a task; he helps him by remaining by his side and directing him, indeed remaining close to his heart and showing the pupil the path he must follow in this life. The guru does more; the student is helped to go beyond this impermanent life to take the path of the life eternal to realise Brahman."
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms