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aṣṭasiddhis aṣṭatāla Aṣṭāvakra aṣṭāvaraṇas Aṣṭavasus asteya asthisañcayana āstika Āstīka āstika-darśana aṣṭottaraśatanāma-stotra Astrology Astronomy aśuddha-māyā aśuklākṛṣṇa asuras Āsuri Āśvalāyana Āśvalāyana-Gṛhyasūtras Āśvalāyana-Śrautasūtras Aśvamedha Āśvamedhika-parva Aśvapati Aśvatīrtha aśvattha Aśvatthāman Āśvayujī Āśvinaśastra Aśvinī aśvinī-mudrā Aśvins Atala Atharva-pariśiṣṭa Atharvan Ātharvaṇa-jyotiṣa Atharvāṅgirasa Atharvaśikhā Upaniṣad Atharvaśira Upaniṣad Atharvaveda atheism atideśa atikrāntabhāvanīya atikṛcchra atipātaka Atirātra Atirudra atisāntapana atithi ātivāhika ātma-māyā Ātmabodha ātmaguṇa ātmahatyā ātmajñāna ātmakhyāti ātman ātmānātma-viveka Ātmaprabodha Upaniṣad ātmasamarpaṇa ātmāśrayatva Ātmopaniṣad Ātreya Atri Atri Smṛti ātura-saṁnyāsa atyantābhāva Aulūkya-darśana aupaniṣada-vrata aupasada aupāsanāgni aurasa Aurobindo Aurva auṣadha Auśanasa Dharmaśāstra avabhṛtha avaccheda-vāda avadhūta Avadhūta Upaniṣad Avadhūtagītā āvāhana avakīrṇin avāntara-dīkṣā Avanti 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