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samadhi

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A term which, in the Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, yogic and other Eastern schools of philosophy, corresponds to the highest level of concentrated meditation (dhyana).

samadhi (säˑ·m·dhē),

n bliss; union with the supreme, one of the eight limbs or paths of Patanjali yoga aimed at self realization and self-knowledge. See also yama, niyama, asana, pranayama, pratyahara, dharana, and dhyana.
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As stated at the outset, 30th being the main day of celebrations the Samadhi Temple will be open for the whole night for Darshan.
The ministry has also approved a project that involves setting up of three 46- inch LED screens around Mahatma Gandhi's samadhi for displaying visuals representing his life and role in the national movement; and playing amrit vachans and quotes.
Sometimes described as the "fourth state" of consciousness, samadhi is not waking, dreaming or dreamless sleep.
When this total absorption continues, we call it samadhi.
Kama decida de sortir Shiva de son etat de samadhi et de l'unir avec Parvati.
The core programs offered by the Art of Living include Art of Living Course Part I, Art of Living Course Part II, Youth Empowerment Seminar, Youth Empowerment & Skills, ART Excel and Sahaj Samadhi Meditation.
The text recounts a question-and-answer discussion between Ananda, the Buddha, and Purna, concerning instruction in the art of Samadhi (concentration).
The eight limbs are Yama, or universal morality; Niyama, or personal observances; Asanas, or body postures; Pranayama, or breathing exercises; Pratyahara, or control of the senses; Dharana, or concentration and cultivation of inner perception; Dhyana, or devotion and meditation on the divine; Samadhi, or union with the divine.
For reasons unknown, Maharaja Ranjit Singh's Samadhi (figure 1), a monument of great importance near the Lahore Fort, never inspired historians writing about Lahore and its architecture to document it in complete detail.
Among their topics are revisiting the Jivanmukti question in Samkhya in the context of the Samkhyasutra, Samadhi in the Trika-Kaula tradition, the Samkhya sage Kapila and Kashmiri Visnu images, maternal devotion as a form of Yoga in a women's ritual tradition, and Indian traditions of physiognomy.