ekadaṇḍa

a staff which is carried by the renunciates belonging to the monistic school and, in particular, the followers of Śrī Śaṅkarācārya. The staff consists of only one rod which symbolizes their goal of attaining oneness with nirviśeṣa-brahma

The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia. 2015.

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