Who deserves your intimacy?

Acharya Prashant
6 min readJun 5, 2024

Acharya Prashant (AP): Upāsanā is not worship. Upā-Āsanā means sitting close, being close. Āsanā means position — your position the place where you are. It is related to Aṣṭi , Aṣṭi means existence. Upā means close. So, being close is Upāsanā Upā-Āsanā .

Usually, in the name of worship we make the worshipped one even more distant, that is a distortion of the spirit of Upāsanā . When you are worshipping someone…

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