From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Vicarana, VicAranA, Vicaaranaa

Vicāranā literally means enquiry.

The enquiry born out of subhecchā that leads the seeker to be inclined towards good conduct is called vicāranā.


  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore