[ suh m-sahr-uh ]
/ səmˈsɑr ə /
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Origin of samsara
First recorded in 1885–90, samsara is from the Sanskrit word samsāra literally, running together
Words nearby samsara
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Example sentences from the Web for samsara
As long as the soul is tied down to material conditions--that is, is passing through the processes of Samsara--it is an agent.
British Dictionary definitions for samsara
/ (səmˈsɑːrə) /
Hinduism the endless cycle of birth, death, and rebirth
Buddhism the transmigration or rebirth of a person
Word Origin for samsara
Sanskrit, literally: a passing through, from sam altogether + sarati it runs
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