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Revision as of 16:10, 27 March 2011 by HindupediaSysop (Adding glossary defn)
By Jit Majumdar
- full of food, embodying physical matter.
- embodiment of properity, plentitude, health.
- in Vedantic Philosophy, the outermost of the five koşas or "sheaths", the sheath of the physical body of flesh, named from the fact that it is nourished by food (anna).