From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Siksana, Ziksana, shiksana

Śiksana literally means Education.

The training that helps one to eliminate the impurities of the mind and develop great virtues is śikṣaṇa in the true sense.


  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore