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1. In eastern mysticism, any spiritual discipline embodying the principle of yang; characterised by conscious effort and striving to expand the student's potentiality. In such arts, enlightenment is reached by self-discipline and some forms of self-denial, such as fasting to reach altered states of mind. Called Dakshinachara in the original Indian doctrines. While it is the opposite of the left hand path, both paths require knowledge of one's inner self.
2. In modern western revisions, any spiritual discipline pursuing a state of being thought to be higher than the material world, such as the Christian concept of salvation.
1. In walking the right hand path, a student may keep a daily meditation and study schedule.
2. In the west, magicians of the right hand path seek to merge their consciousness with that of the universe.