Definitions for "Vanaprastha"
A dweller in the worlds. A Brahman in the third sage of his religious life, passing his time as an enchorite in the woods
The third stage of life, typified by retirement and asceticism.
person at the third of the four stages of life, hermitage or forest-dweller stage of life
Keywords:  prus, isha, hermit, sanskrit, pursue
A residence for families to live together and pursue spirituality in totality. One such facility is available at the Isha Yoga Center in India.
A Vanaprastha (Sanskrit वनप्रस्थ, vana = forest, and prus = dwelling) is a person who is living in the forest as a hermit after partially giving up material desires.