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buddhi

[boo-dee, boo d-ee]
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noun Hinduism, Buddhism.
  1. intellect, seen as an intuitive faculty giving increased spiritual awareness.

Origin of buddhi

< Sanskrit; compare bodhati (he) awakes
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  • Human evolution develops the mental principle, Manas; Super-human evolution develops the spiritual body, Buddhi.

    Reincarnation

    Th. Pascal

  • Buddhi, though meaning intellect, is used rather in the sense of ascertaining or perception.

  • Now, in the first place, nothing in the context warrants the explanation of the first 'tat' by buddhi.

  • Hence we conclude that the buddhi and the individual soul are spoken of.