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samadhi

[ suh-mah-dee ]
/ səˈmɑ di /
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noun Hinduism, Buddhism.
the highest stage in meditation, in which a person experiences oneness with the universe.
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Origin of samadhi

First recorded in 1820–30, samadhi is from the Sanskrit word samādhi

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British Dictionary definitions for samadhi

samadhi
/ (sʌˈmɑːdi) /

noun
Buddhism Hinduism a state of deep meditative contemplation which leads to higher consciousness

Word Origin for samadhi

from Sanskrit: concentration, from samā together + dhi mind
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