Seeing or being in the presence of a saint, a deity, or a sacred place.
Hindi darsan and Sanskrit darsana, "a seeing" (Greek derkomai, "I see") -- in Hindu belief, the virtue, uplifting, or blessing one receives in the presence of a great man.
the enjoyment of the presence and vision of a respected or revered person or of God, in any of His forms.
To have a glimpse of something divine and sacred, e.g. Gods, Guru. To see, to have the manifestation of God.
The sighting of the Ultimate Reality, the apprehension/cognition of Pure Consciousness, communicated in meditation or through touch, word, gesture, look, or even the odor of a Enlightened Master.
Seeing or being in the presence of a revered person, sacred image, or sacred place.
The sight of a great saint, master, or God, which is considered a definite blessing
Viewing idol/holy personage.
Literally, being in the presence of Maharaji. It generally means a formal and ritualized ceremony known as a darshan line, in which premies file past Maharaji at festivals and bow down to him - often kissing his feet and/or giving him gifts.
(lit., viewing) To be in the presence and to receive the blessing of a saint, an enlightened spiritual master, deity, or an image of one.
Darshan is the blessings communicated through being in the presence of a holy person or place. Merely by looking at the yogi and receiving the yogi's glance, an immense spiritual energy is transferred which can profoundly transforms one's consciousness.
Means, “to see or experience.” To see or experience the presence of one’s chosen ideal. It also means, generally, to be in the presence of and receive spiritual energy from an enlightened person.
literally 'view' or 'sight of' referring to audience with a deity
literally to see; direct experience. To have darshan of a guru refers to the insight gained from a manifestation of divinity
To have a view of the Master's form with loving devotion, within or without.
Have sight of
vision; sight; way of seeing
personal vision. Often used to refer to a meeting with a religious figure, or a place/idol believed to embody the spirit of a particular figure.
Seeing, sight or viewpoint. This concept often refers to the interaction between a devotee and the object of his/her focus. It is an intimate and intense interaction which is reciprocal. Not only does one see the form ( murti) of the God (one can have darshan of a place, a guru, an image or any other intense manifestation of power), one is also seen. Ashvamedha: Horse sacrifice. This is a very difficult ritual often performed by the rulers of ancient India. This ritual requires a year to complete. A fine horse is selected at the beginning of the year and then released and allowed to wander free. It is accompanied by soldiers. Everywhere the horse goes is said to be under the jurisdiction of the ruler. As a result, any territory that the horse wanders into that was not previously under his jurisdiction is either required to submit or fight. If the horse makes it through the year, it is returned to the city where it is sacrificed in a three day ceremony. the horse is then cut up, eaten and offered to the gods through the fire.
Allowing someone to see you. Normally used in the context of holy men or shrines.
'sight' or vision of the deity. In these units darshan refers to standing in the presence of the sacred in the expectation that the 'sight' of the deity will bring a blessing
The blessing derived from being in the presence of a holy person. Grace of the Self.
Tantric sex term meaning inner vision.
inner vision; to see a great or holy individual, either human or divine
Darshan is a Sanskrit (also used to some extent in Urdu) term meaning sight (in the sense of an instance of seeing something or somebody), vision, apparition, or a glimpse. It is most commonly used for visions of the divine; that is, of a god or a very holy person or artifact. One could receive "darshan" of the deity in the temple or from a great saintly person, such as the Spiritual Master.