Definitions for "DAKSHINA"
Keywords:  guru, sacrificer, priest, gift, hemadri
An offering or gift to God or the Guru. Traditionally, when one seeks the teachings or blessings of a saint, one brings an offering; this act of giving invites grace. The practice of giving dakshina is an expression of gratitude and love for what has been received on the spiritual path.
Offerings in form of a gift made at the time of obtaining knowledge which are usually presented in the feet of a Guru especially by a disciple.
donation, reward, gift or fee