[Advaita-l] renunciation

Sanjay Varma sanjay.varma.gm at gmail.com
Sat May 13 16:16:29 CDT 2006

tyaga is closest to renunciation.
vairagya is more like detachment.
nivritti marga refers to those stages of vanaprastha and sannyasa,
where the focus turns inwards, away from worldly desires.

On 5/14/06, Sylvain <elisabeth-sylvain at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> Regarding "renunciation", which sanskrit word means it best ?  tyAga ?,
> nivRitti-mArga ?,  vairAgya ?
> Are these names synonyms ?

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