sadhana

noun
sa·dha·na | \ˈsädənə\
plural -s

Definition of sadhana 

1 : Hindu religious training or discipline through which an individual attains samadhi

2 : Hindu or Buddhist spiritual training through which an individual worships a formed image as a mediate step to the worship of a formless deity or principle

3 : the tantric evocation of a deity by means of spells and ritual for the purpose of getting control of the deity

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History and Etymology for sadhana

Sanskrit sādhana; akin to Sanskrit sādhu going straight to a goal

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