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sadhana; [detailed expl., Light of Wisdom, Vol. 2, page 67] [RY]

sadhana means of achievement method of effecting propitiation, obliging a god to make his appearance, coercion propitiatory rites, sadhana, means of accomplishment, process of realization [JV]

Sadhana. 'Means of accomplishment.' Tantric liturgy and procedure for practice usually emphasizing the development stage. The typical sadhana structure involves a preliminary part including the taking of refuge and arousing bodhichitta, a main part involving visualization of a buddha and recitation of the mantra, and a concluding part with dedication of merit to all sentient beings [RY]

sadhana; means of achievement, method for attainment, method of practice, practice, process of realization [RY]