0ne pointed meditation free from all clinging to experience and sensory perception.
A state in which the aspirant is one with the object of his meditation, the Supreme Spirit pervading the universe, where there is a feeling of unutterable joy and peace.
The state of meditative union with the Absolute; the state of final absorption in God.
To sit with folded legs on the ground in one posture for meditation.
The experience of oneness with Brahman-Atman attainable in this life; the experience of enlightenment which guarantees release from the round of rebirths at death.
The eighth stage or limb of yoga as defined by Patanjali in his Yoga Sutras and is the enlightened and ecstatic state of supreme consciousness and union. It is the ultimate goal of yoga when the meditator comes to realize a profound connection to the Divine and an interconnectedness with all living things.
Union, the highest stage of meditation, in which individual awareness has been completely absorbed in the cosmic consciousness.
Union, true meditation, transcendence. David says, "The only samadhi truly worth dwelling upon is the one that lasts forever."
tomb; absorption in the Absolute.
Complete absorption or identification with the Self; meditative union with the Absolute. A condition of Being where the mind is said to be stopped.
deep or focused meditation, a state in which conceptual thought ceases and there is only pure consciousness [sanskrit
Yogic trance (in which the mind acquires the capacity of withdrawing from its limited waking activities into freer and higher states of consciousness); [in the Gita]: calm, desireless, griefless fixity of the buddhi in self-poise and self-knowledge. samadhih [nominative
The state of deep trance which is the final stage of the state of Dhyan or meditation. Accomplished sages and Yogis can go into Samadhi for days, months and even hundreds of years.
Superconscious state. When the mind is totally under control, there are no more thoughts and oneness of consciousness is experienced. The eighth and last limb of raja yoga. See ashtanga yoga & raja yoga.
1. Fully matured meditation, the last of the eight steps of the yoga system taught by Patanjali. A perfected devotee of the Supreme Lord also achieves the same samadhi. 2. The tomb of a pure devotee of the Lord.
A form of meditation widely practiced in Theravada Buddhism in which the mind is concentrated on a single object and gradually calmed until only the object is known. The ultimate goal of this meditation is to enter the state of samadhi which is when the distinction between the object and the meditator disappears, which is the realization of non-dualism. This state is a prerequisite to entering the four levels of jhana and enlightenment.
The eighth and final stage of meditation in raja yoga in which a person's mind realizes the Ultimate Reality.
Name given in the Sanskrit language by ancient seers to the Gift. (See the Gift.)
Samadhi Meditative absorption. A state of deep meditation.
Meditation. Has many different meanings on a number of different levels. First of all it consists in the gathering together of all one's scattered energies and bringing them together into a single focus. Next it consists in the experience of progressive higher states of consciousness, states extending into what are called the dhyanas. Finally samadhi includes the development of supernormal powers of the mind. The second stage of the Path of Regular Steps.
This word generally means a type of insight gained through either meditation or wisdom. In Thai, the word refers to mediation in general.
total yogic integration; ecstatic consciousness
Samadhi can be translated as God consciousness or enlightenment. It is an advanced state of spiritual consciousness in which there is no awareness of time or one's physical body or ordinary surroundings. Shri Swamiji explains that samadhi cannot be described; it must be experienced. He assures us that if we apply ourselves and meditate an hour each day, he will ensure that we attain samadhi in this lifetime. See Swamiji's words on samadhi. The word "samadhi" also refers to a place, especially a tomb, where the physical presence of a yogi is anchored.
Absorption in the inner silence of pure bliss consciousness. The repeated destination of meditation, and, ultimately, a state which is sustained throughout daily living. This is the eighth limb of the eight limbs of yoga described in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.
one of the "eight limbs of yoga" that refers to a state of joy and peace
root â€“ sam, to put together. Complete consciousness. A state of consciousness where the yogi separates the astral and causal bodies and wanders in the Bramhand (the cosmic sphere). When a yogi is in a state of samadhi, his body appears lifeless and his thoughts assume a perfect balance. This is not a trance state but one of clear and undifferentiated awareness. Sthal Samadhi: samadhi taken underground. Jal Samadhi: samadhi taken underwater
(Sanskrit) State of deep meditation.
'Trance'. Transcendental experience, usually of God or His abode, in which consciousness of the body and surroundings is lost. Eighth and final step of ashtãng-yoga. Transcendental experience of union with God, which is the culmination and climax of yoga.
the final limb of ashtanga yoga as described by Patanjali. A state of consciousness in which the outer world is transcended. The true state of yoga. Enlightenment. From Sanskrit roots meaning to direct together, to unite - hence the `unified state`.
Tantric sex term for deep meditation.
(Sanskrit) Mental absorbtion.
Absorption in meditation where subject andobject are not different. Also called “one-pointedness”.
Deep med itative trance state.
is contemplation, superconscious state, absorption (the eighth and final limb or culmination of the eight limbs of Ashtanga Yoga).
A state of complete inner peace resulting from meditation.
The eighth limb of ashtanga yoga. Translates to sam=same, adhi=highest, the same as the highest, enlightenment, bliss, ecstasy, coming face to face with the divine
The superconscious state in which one experiences one's identity with the ultimate Reality.
Ecstasy, trance, communion with God.
State of bliss or trance, attained from concentrated meditation of the Lord Supreme
Sanskrit word for meditation. See Meditation and Contemplation.
states of superconsciousness, trance
A Sanskrit word for Holy Communion, or Holy Trance, the condition of Beingness and Bliss.
Union â€“ a pinnacle transcendent state of advances meditation,usually understood to be occurring as a result of steady application of the other seven limbs of yoga
State of bliss consciousness. Entry of the Soul consciousness into the Cosmic Ocean of Love-Wisdom in Pisces.
In Buddhism, "meditation in trance."
The state of Self-absorption, in which ( as defined by Sri Ramana Maharshi ) ' there is only the feeling 'I am' and no other thoughts'.
( Skt.): The state of meditative absorption whereby the mind rests unwaveringly. There are many different kinds of samadhi with different degrees of insight that can manifest.
The state of superconsciousness where Absoluteness is experienced attended with all-knowledge and joy. Oneness.
Meditative state characterized by calm, stability, and the absence of distraction. Being aware of one's existence without thinking.
Deep state of equanimity; one of the eight limbs of yoga. Greatly celebrated in the lore, experience of samadhi is immensely therapeutic and deeply transformative in nature.
State of absolute bliss, superconsciousness. Yogananda called this the “state of God-union.
("putting together"): the ecstatic or unitive state in which the meditator becomes one with the object of meditation, the eighth and final limb (anga) of Patanjali's eightfold path; there are many types of samadhi, the most significant distinction being between samprajnata (conscious) and asamprajnata (supraconscious) ecstasy; only the latter leads to the dissolution of the karmic factors deep within the mind; beyond both types of ecstasy is enlightenment, which is also sometimes called sahaja-samadhi or the condition of "natural" or "spontaneous" ecstasy, where there is perfect continuity of superconscious throughout waking, dreaming, and sleeping
deep meditative state
Samadhi (Sanskrit: à¤¸à¤®à¤¾à¤§à¤¿, lit. "establish, make firm") is a Hindu and Buddhist term that describes a non-dualistic state of consciousness in which the consciousness of the experiencing subject becomes one with the experienced object,Diener Michael S. ,Erhard Franz-Karl and Fischer-Schreiber Ingrid, The Shambhala Dictionary of Buddhism and Zen, ISBN 0-87773-520-4 and in which the mind becomes still (one-pointed or concentrated)http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=samadhi Dictionary.com (links directly to samadhi definition) though the person remains conscious. Sahaj samadhi is the effortless and continual state of perfection of a satguru."God Speaks" by Meher Baba, Dodd Meade, 1955, 2nd ed. p.316 It varies from technical terms used to describe the higher levels of concentrated meditation, or dhyana (alt. "jhana"), in Yogic schools, and is considered a precursor for enlightenment, or Nirvana, in Buddhism. It is the eighth and final limb of the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, and comprises the pinnacle of achievements in Samyama, the three-tiered practice of meditation including also dharana and dhyana.
Paramahansa Yogananda's poem Samadhi is one of the most vivid and poetic descriptions of the superconscious samadhi state achieved by advanced yogis. The following version is from the first edition (1946) of Yogananda's .