from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The development or fulfillment of one's potential.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The fulfillment of ones own abilities or capacities.
- n. The direct experience of being, in relation to one's inner nature as an unbounded creator of one's reality.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The making, by an exertion of the will, that actual which lies dormant or in posse within the depths of the soul.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the fulfillment of your capacities
This process, which he termed self-realization, is not the one-dimensional, narcissistic fulfilment of ego trips.
It is an order promoting life rather than death, peace rather than terror, self-realization rather than frustration, community rather than alienation and personal opportunity rather than powerlessness.
Kwall for Zimmerman: What does she think of the idea of the plaintiff having speech interests, or autonomy/self-realization interests, in her own persona?
Gordon: But that might not be self-realization to some.
There are no borders here, no heroes or traitors, no paths to self-realization: Just the information.
"The one who blesses becomes an agent of self-realization and fulfillment for the one who receives the blessing."
She shares a moment of divine self-realization when she grasped the power of surrendering:
If reformers want Americans to embrace real change, every policy proposal must be framed in terms of self-realization, meritocratic fairness and the promise of a better future.
I will talk with you, work with you, imagine with you... so that you come alive, remember why you came to earth, and get back on the path of self-realization.
I believe in the words of Ramana Maharshi, "Your own self-realization is the greatest service you can render the world."
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