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.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Sannyasa — Sanyasi redirects here. For the motion picture, see Sanyasi (1975 film) Sannyasa, (Devanagari: संन्यास) IAST|sannyāsa is the renounced order of life within Hinduism. It is considered the topmost and final stage of the varna and ashram systems and …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.