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The Life and Teachings of Hazarath Tajuddin Baba
By Pujya Sri Ekkirala Bharadwaja

Glossary




Baggi.................a horse drawn carriage(coach)

Beedi.................a cheap Indian cigar made with leaf and tobacco

Brahmachari Baba...celibate saint

Chabutra.............platform

Dargah...............shrine of interment, mausoleum

Darshan.............1). a vision of divine form involving an expansion or extension of one's level
                                of consciousness resulting in the functioning of supra-sensory perception.

                            2). to-go, meet and workshop a holy saint with devotion and faith.
                                 The devotee receives the invaluable blessings from the saint according to his devotion.

Dervish..............Muslim mystic

Fakir................Mendicant, Viragoes

Guru.................Spiritual guide; In Islam pir

Hall..................Spiritual ecstasy, Wajd

Haaz.................pilgrimage to Mecca during Ramzan

Hakeem.............Unani doctor

Jubha................long shirt

Kamandal............a sadhu's water-vessel

Laddu................a ball of sweet

Leela.................divine play

lungi..................a wrapper round the lower parts of the body

Maghrib...............evening

Mahatmas............divine souls

Mandap...............Hindu place of worship, temple

Mandir................Temple

Margosa..............neem ( neem tree )

Muazzana............spiritual practices

Mureeds..............disciples

Namaz................Muslim prayer

Pagalkhana..........asylum

Peda, Jalebi.........Indian sweets

Pehalwan............wrestler

Pir....................Spiritual guide

Prasad...............consecrated food, a token of blessing

Puja..................worship with flowers, sandal paste etc.,

Quwwali..............sufistic devotional song

Ramzan..............sacred month of Islamic fasting

Roti..................Indian chapati/bread

Sadguru..............Perfect Master

Sadhu................a Hindu sage

Samadhi.............death , ecstasy, total annihilation of senses, Hall

Santhras.............a variety of oranges

Shehan Shah........king of kings

Tobait...............initiation ( deeksha )

The Bhagvad Gita ...Holy book of the Hindus

Vedanta..............a system of Hindu philosophy

Virakti................dejection

 
Hazarath Tajuddin Baba |  About The Author |  Dedication |  Prayer |  Foreword |  Preface
Hajarat Tajuddin Baba - A Sketch of his Life |  The man of times |  The Glory of Tajuddin Baba |  Tajuddin The Master
Hajarat Baba Tajuddin - The Immortal |  The Significance of Sainthood |  The teachings of Baba Tajuddin |  Appendix - I ( A clarification ) |  Glossary