Glossary Of Sanskrit Terms P-S

Sevya – one who is served.
Siddha – a perfected person, or mystic; a demigod from Siddhaloka.
Siddhaloka – the heavenly planet whose inhabitants possess all mystic powers.
Siddhi – mystic power or perfection acquired through [yoga] practice.
Siksastaka – eight verses by Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu glorifying the chanting of the Lord's holy name.
Sisupala – a king who was an enemy of Krsna.

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Sita – the eternal consort of Lord Ramacandra.
Sita-Rama – the transcendental couple manifested as Lord Ramacandra, Krsna's incarnation as the perfect king, and Rama's consort, Sita.
Siva – the special incarnation of the Lord as the demigod in charge of the mode of ignorance and the destruction of the material manifestation.
Sivananda Sena – a great householder devotee of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu.
Sivatama – the most auspicious.
Sloka – a Sanskrit verse.
Skanda Purana – one of the eighteen [Puranas,] or Vedic historical scriptures.
Smarana – the devotional process of remembering the Supreme Lord.
Smarta – a [brahmana] interested more in the external performance of the rules and rituals of the [Vedas] than in attaining Lord K Rsna, the goal of the [Vedas].
Smrti – revealed scriptures supplementary to the [sruti,] or original Vedic scriptures, which are the [Vedas] and [Upanisads].
Smrty-acarya – a spiritual master expert in the supplementary Vedic literatures.
Sneha – affection, especially for Lord Krsna.
Soma(raja) – Candra, the demigod in charge of the moon.
Soma-rasa-a life – extending heavenly beverage available to demigods on the higher planets.
Soul – the eternal living entity who is the marginal energy, eternally part and parcel of the Supreme Lord.
Sparsas – the consonants in the Sanskrit alphabet.
Spirit soul – [See: Jiva].
Sraddha – the ceremony of offering food and other items to one's ancestors to free them from suffering.
Sravana – the devotional process of hearing about the Supreme Lord.
Sravanam kirtanam visnoh – the devotional process of hearing and chanting about Lord Visnu, or Krsna.
Sri – [See:] Srila.
Sridhara Svami – the author of the earliest extant Vaisnava commentaries on [Bhagavad-gita] and [Srimad-Bhagavatam].
Sri Gurudeva – the spiritual master.
Srila – a title indicating possession of exceptional spiritual qualities.
Srila Prabhupada – His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.
Srimad-Bhagavatam – the [Purana,] or history, written by Srila Vyasadeva specifically give a deep understanding of Lord Krsna, H is devotees and devotional service.
Srinivasacarya – a chief follower of the six Gosvamis of Vrndavana.
Srivasa – an intimate associate of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu.
Srivatsa – the sign of the goddess of fortune on the chest of Lord Visnu, or Narayana.
Sruti – knowledge via hearing; also, the original Vedic scriptures (the [Vedas] and [upanisads]), given directly by the Supreme L ord.
Sruti-mantras – the hymns of the [Vedas].
Stotra – a prayer.
Stri – a woman.