- the highest stage in meditation, in which a person experiences oneness with the universe.
Origin of samadhi
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Historical Examples of samadhi
I had instantly seen that the saint was in a high state of samadhi.
Growing alarmed, the Guru also grew meek, and asked only ten rupees and a promise of silence for the performance of a samadhi.
Of Samadhi or human hibernation there have been three cases within the last twenty-five years.
Lying down, or sometimes sitting on the bed, he entered a state of samadhi.
Nirbikalpa means timeless, changeless; this is the highest state of samadhi.
- Buddhism Hinduism a state of deep meditative contemplation which leads to higher consciousness
Word Origin for samadhi
Word Origin and History 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).