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This week's theme: loanwords from Sanskrit.
ahimsa (uh-HIM-sah, uh-HIN-sah) noun
The principle of refraining from harming any living being.
[From Sanskrit ahimsa, from a- (not) + hinsa (injury).]
-Anu Garg (garg AT wordsmith.org)
"As my conception of ahimsa went on maturing, I became more vigilant
about my thought and speech. The lines in the Anthem:
Why should I give them my mind as well? -Dalai Lama, when asked if he wasn't angry at the Chinese for taking over his country. (1935- )
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