Dashnami sannyasin

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    • Abstract:
      Hindu Shaivite ascetic who belongs to one of the 10 orders (dashnami, “ten names”) established by the philosopher Shankara in the 8th century ce and still flourishing in India today. The 10 orders are Aranya, Ashrama, Bharati, Giri, Parvata, Puri, Sarasvati, Sagara, Tirtha, and Vana. Each order is attached to one of four monasteries (mathas), also established by Shankara, in the north, south, east, and west parts of India. They are Jyoti (Joshi) Matha (at Badrinath, near Haridwar, Uttar Pradesh state); Shringeri Matha (Sringeri, Karnataka state); Govardhana Matha (Puri, Orissa state); and Sharada Matha (Dwarka, Gujarat state). The heads of [...]
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