The fourth, or transcendental state, beyond the waking, dream, and deep-sleep states, in which the true nature of reality is directly perceived; the state of samadhi, or deep meditation.
The transcendental state, the fourth state of consciousness beyond waking, dream, and deep sleep, in which the true reality is directly perceived; the state of witness-consciousness.
the state of Enlightenment, the fourth state of consciousness beyond waking, dream and sound sleep states. This state occurs when your attention unites with your attentional principle and you awaken within as consciousness itself. Mastery of the Turiya state confers the ability to be inwardly awake during sleep (lucid dreaming), while crossing the unconscious mind (yoganidra) and ultimately, during sound sleep and after death.
means, “the fourth state.” This is the experience of inner silence cultivated in meditation. It is called turiya because it is distinct from the first three states of consciousness – waking, dreaming and deep dreamless sleep. As yoga practices advance, turiya gradually comes to coexist as a constant condition during the other three states of consciousness. It is the beginning stage of enlightenment. In that situation, one is never unconscious, whether awake, dreaming, or in deep sleep. That is called witnessing.
(Lit. the Fourth.) Pure Consciousness, which both transcends and pervades the three states of waking, dreaming and deep sleep.
Superconscious state; the noumenal Self of creatures which transcends all conditions and states; oneness.
lit., 'the fourth'. The superconscious state, which is beyond the three ordinary states of consciousness: waking, dreaming, and dreamless sleep.
lit. the "fourth," being the fourth state of consciousness, beyond waking, dreaming, and deep sleep. This state is so far removed from all normal states of consciousness, that it is utterly beyond words to describe it. Therefore, the writer of Mandukya Upanishad chose this simple numerical designation to avoid any misleading attempt at a descriptive name for the state, which would serve only to confuse the student. It is said of this fourth state that, "Those who know, do not say [cannot say]; and those who say, do not know [because if they did know, they could not express it in words]."
The state transcending waking, dreaming and sleeping; superconscious state; also called the fourth state.
The state of superconsciousness, the fourth state transcending the waking, dreaming and deep sleep states.
(Skt) "Fourth"; the highest state of human consciousness. See also Samadhi. edanta (Skt) One of the six Indian schools of philosophy.
("fourth"), also called cathurtha: the transcendental Reality, which exceeds the three conventional states of consciousness, namely waking, sleeping, and dreaming
In early Hindu philosophy, turiya (also called caturtha) is a state of pure consciousness, or the experience of ultimate reality and truth. It is a fourth state of consciousness that underlies and at the same time transcends three common states of consciousness: (i) the state of waking consciousness (jagrata), (ii) the state of dreaming (svapna), (iii) and dreamless sleep (susupti).