Definition of Samadhi

1. Noun. A state of transcendent union supposed to be assumed by a holy man or yogi at his death. ¹



2. Noun. The burial of a holy man before his death in anticipation of such a state. ¹

3. Noun. The highest state of meditation, at which complete unity is reached. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Samadhi

1. a state of concentration in yoga [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Samadhi

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salzburgite
saléeite
saléeites
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samadhi (current term)
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Literary usage of Samadhi

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1. Buddhist Dictionary: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrinesby Nyanatiloka by Nyanatiloka (1980)
"19, while the person indicated is described in A., as discussed above. samatha: 'tranquillity', serenity, is a synonym of samadhi (concentration), ..."

2. The Theosophist by Theosophical Society (Madras, India) (1901)
"[July of that knowledge which is as firm as the mountain Mem, is called samadhi. (34) The tasting of the nectar of SKi.F-bliss resulting from the abstract ..."

3. Mental Culture in Burmese Crisis Politics: Aung San Suu Kyi and the National by Gustaaf Houtman (1999)
"A change in view is because of a change in one s intelligence, not because of unsteadiness in samadhi. It is progress in a way. ..."

4. The Six Systems of Indian Philosophy by Friedrich Max Müller (1899)
"After samadhi, both ... samadhi, had to deal with material objects only. ... samadhi as the highest of the samadhis, then there would follow on the ..."

5. A Taste of Freedom by Ajahn Chah (1998)
"That which can be most harmful to the meditator is absorption—samadhi, jhana, ... This samadhi brings great peace. When there is peace, there is happiness. ..."

6. Merging with Śiva: Hinduism's Contemporary Metaphysics = Śiva Sāyujy by Subramuniya, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Master Subramuniya (2002)
"If the renunciate maintains a clean samadhi and comes back into the mind, he realizes he has had some extrasensory perceptions, and he does not use them. ..."

7. Buddhist Dictionary: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrinesby Nyanatiloka by Nyanatiloka (1980)
"19, while the person indicated is described in A., as discussed above. samatha: 'tranquillity', serenity, is a synonym of samadhi (concentration), ..."

8. The Theosophist by Theosophical Society (Madras, India) (1901)
"[July of that knowledge which is as firm as the mountain Mem, is called samadhi. (34) The tasting of the nectar of SKi.F-bliss resulting from the abstract ..."

9. Mental Culture in Burmese Crisis Politics: Aung San Suu Kyi and the National by Gustaaf Houtman (1999)
"A change in view is because of a change in one s intelligence, not because of unsteadiness in samadhi. It is progress in a way. ..."

10. The Six Systems of Indian Philosophy by Friedrich Max Müller (1899)
"After samadhi, both ... samadhi, had to deal with material objects only. ... samadhi as the highest of the samadhis, then there would follow on the ..."

11. A Taste of Freedom by Ajahn Chah (1998)
"That which can be most harmful to the meditator is absorption—samadhi, jhana, ... This samadhi brings great peace. When there is peace, there is happiness. ..."

12. Merging with Śiva: Hinduism's Contemporary Metaphysics = Śiva Sāyujy by Subramuniya, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Master Subramuniya (2002)
"If the renunciate maintains a clean samadhi and comes back into the mind, he realizes he has had some extrasensory perceptions, and he does not use them. ..."

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