noun Hinduism, Buddhism.
Origin of samadhi
Examples from the Web for samadhi
Lying down, or sometimes sitting on the bed, he entered a state of samadhi.
Samadhi is a superconscious state of ecstasy in which the yogi perceives the identity of soul and Spirit.
Growing alarmed, the Guru also grew meek, and asked only ten rupees and a promise of silence for the performance of a samadhi.From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan|Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
I had instantly seen that the saint was in a high state of samadhi.
He thereupon in the very middle of the river burnt his body in a fiery ecstasy of Samadhi, and his pari-nirvana was attained.Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms|Fa-Hsien
Word Origin for samadhi
"intense esoteric meditation through yoga," 1795, from Sanskrit samadhi-, literally "a putting or joining together," from sam- "together" + a- "toward" + stem of dadhati "puts, places" (see factitious).