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ashram

a religious retreat or community where a Hindu holy man lives
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Calcutta: Advaita Ashrama, 1983-7): His Prophetic Mission, 2 pts.
It is ironic, given their origins in Brahmabandhab's own monastic experimentation, that the Vishwa Hindu Parishad roundly condemns such Christian ashramas as being anti-national covers for missionary activity.
Also see Thamkaenchan Ashrama, Thamkaenchan Education Center, 1-15.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Food Materials To Hostels, Residential Schools And Ashrama Schools, Coming Under Social Welfare, Scheduled Tribes Welfare , Backward Classes Welfare And Minority Welfare Departments For The Year 2015-16
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Tenders are invited for Providing and laying Pipeline from Narayana teertha Ashrama Narayana teertha pump house.
Vamashrama is "the scheme of a society based on four vamas (vocational classes) [brahmin, kshatriya, vaishya, shudra] and four ashramas (stages of life) {brahmacharya, grihastha, vanaprastha, sannyasa}" (Bhattacharyya 1999,165).
The offshoot Lakulisa Pashupatas believed in ati marga, the attainment of salvation without going through the four ashramas or stages of life spelt out in the Vedas and followed by the moderate sect.