Definitions

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  • n. prize money given to encourage rikishi by sponsors

Etymologies

Japanese (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When you hear that so and so has experienced satori or kensho or become a stream-winner or has insight or seen the nature of mind -- whatever -- they seem to be the same person to you.

    Ken McLeod: What Is Enlightenment?

  • Mystery handler experiencing puppy-induced kensho.

    More spacecraft on spacecraft action

  • Austin believes that the Zen kensho experience, according to Austin an experience of reality “as it is in itself,” is an experience with (relatively) shut down neural activity.

    Mysticism

  • The Rotrovra Koan Kangaroos had just scored their first all-in kensho, and the Targenville Half-Lotus Lions replied with a double-satori.

    "BANPC" via James Bow in Google Reader

  • And he describes how, after the extraordinary, deep states of kensho-satori strike off the roots of the self, a flash of transforming insight-wisdom leads toward ways of living more harmoniously and selflessly.

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  • (grounded though it be in long suffering and frustration) of one's intrinsic identity with everything (Zen's kensho), occurring at the moment of ego-death (the allegorical death of the man from the country).

    Notes on 'Kafka and the Coincidence of Opposites'

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