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Sanskrit for “path” or “way.” It is derived from the root mārg meaning “seek” or “search for.” In Indian philosophy, it signifies a method for attaining the goal of that philosophic system, which — except for the materialists — is release from the cycle of rebirth. It usually involves moral behavior (like non-violence, honesty, and chastity) as well as austerity and meditative practices. For most Indian philosophic systems, the path involves Self-realization.


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