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In Hinduism's sacred literature, the "great" or "gross" elements (mahābhūta) are fivefold: space (or "ether"), air, fire .. Dan Lusthaus, "What is and isn't Yogacara.

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Panch Mahabhuta Tatwa & Sharira
All forms of life comprise the five Natural Elements (Panch Mahabhuta Tatwa), namely, Air, Water, Soil, Space and Fire.
Pancha Mahabhuta Theory. (Five Elements). 2.
AAPNA's 54th Academic Conference Call Presentation April 18
Apr 18, 2011 TEJO MAHA BHUTA AGNI.  Digestion of Tejas portion of food: Every type of Agni has Tejas guna, then why is it a different Tejas Agni?
The four great essentials (mahābhūta) are the primary material elements – earth, water, fire, and air.

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'Mosaru Kudike' has a long history
Mr. Bhat says the pot represents a body which is made of pancha mahabhutas (five gross elements). Curd or butter inside the pot represents atma or soul.
Gautama Siddhârtha : La découverte de l'atome et de la fission nucléaire (22:14)
Il a découvert que ces particules étaient composées des 4 éléments fondamentaux (Mahabhuta) constituant toute matière, et qu'elles avaient la faculté d'apparaître et de disparaître plusieurs milliards de fois par seconde.

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Mahābhūta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mahābhūta is Sanskrit and Pāli for "great element." In Buddhism, the "four great elements" (Pali: cattāro mahābhūtāni) are earth, water, fire and air.
Mahābhūta | Facebook
Mahābhūta « digitalnabi
Jul 25, 2011 Mahābhūta is a nearly reversible scarf pattern. I've been sitting on this pattern for a long time.
Chapter 2: Pancha Mahabhuta Viveka - Discrimination of the
Chapter 2: Pancha Mahabhuta Viveka – Discrimination of the Elements Verses 1- 18.
Ether (the Mahabhuta akasha) : Rose Garden Yoga
Ether (akasha) is the fifth of the mahabhutas. In science and perception, it is the space between the other elements, it is that in which the other elements reside.

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