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