From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

Subhecchā literally means sincere desire.

This is the sincere desire that arises in the mind of a seeker, as a result of the study of the śāstras[1] and company of the holy person to know his real nature.


  1. Śāstras are the scriptures.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore