from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Buddhism A spiritual awakening sought in Zen Buddhism, often coming suddenly.
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- n. A sudden inexpressible feeling of inner understanding or enlightenment.
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- n. (Zen Buddhism) a state of sudden spiritual enlightenment
Japanese.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Japanese 悟り (さとり) (satori, "understanding") (Wiktionary)