svatantrānandacinmātrasāraḥ svātmā hi sarvataḥ |
āveśanaṃ tatsvarūpe svātmanaḥ
snānam īritam || 152 ||

snāna [L=256225]
(ifc. f(ā).) bathing , washing , ablution , religious or ceremonial lustration (as of an idol &c ) , bathing in sacred waters (considered as one of the six daily duties [cf. a-karman] or as an essential part of some ceremonial , esp. the ablutions performed by a brahma-cārin on becoming a householder cf. snātaka) Gr2S3rS. Mn. MBh. &c ( IW. 242 RTL. 394 n. 1 &c )


e.g. water , perfumed powder &c ) Ka1v. VarBr2S. Vet. BhP.
(H2) n.
[L=256226]washing off , removal by washing , cleansing
[L=256227]anything used in ablution (

Snana Usage

Pure Yoga - Page 23
Yogi Pranavananda, Tony Rodriquez, Kanshi Ram - 1997 - 189 pages - Preview
The passing of the vital breath through that nerve is what is called Snana or holy bath. Susumna is verily the most sacred place of pilgrimage. Susumna is verily the ultimate goal." All the Cakras are 'threaded' by the subtlest of the ...

Social structure and values in later smṛtis: social philosophy in ...
Shrirama - 1972 - 376 pages - Snippet view
When a person ( due to illness ) rubs his body with a wet piece of cloth, it is called Kapila snana. When a twice born person takes bath with kuia grass, it is called Kuiaputa Snana. The water which is taken with kuia becomes ( holy ...

The Skanda Purana: Volume 18
Ganesh Vasudeo Tagare - 2003 - 1257 pages - Snippet view
If the body is not strong enough, one can purify oneself through Bhasma-sndna ( applying ash over the body), Mantra-snana or the water of Gahga, O leading Brahmana. 36. He who takes the holly bath before Narayana in the holy spots, ...

sparśá--snāna [p= 1269,1] [L=256646]
bathing or ablution at the entrance of the sun or moon into an eclipse ib.
(H3) n.

snāna--yātrā [L=256238]
" bathing-procession " , a festival held on the day of full moon in the month jyeṣṭha (when images of kṛṣṇa as jagan-nātha are carried out and bathed ; in Orissa this festival is called ratha-yātrā) MW.
(H3) f.