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- adj. Above or beyond the mundane.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Being or situated above the world or above our system; celestial.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In neoplatonic philos., belonging to the ideal and above the sensible world; belonging to the spiritual world; supernatural: opposed to immundane.
Sarkar's second PROUT principle states that "There should be maximum utilization and rational distribution of all mundane, supramundane and spiritual potentialities of the universe."
Traditional Tantrayana scholars, on the other hand, assert that Buddha's supramundane powers enabled him to foresee cultural developments and that he personally taught tantra to suit people of the future.
Justice has been conceived historically in two sepa - rate ways: as a supramundane eternal idea which is independent of man, and as a temporal man-made social ideal.
They oscillate be - tween intramundane and supramundane conceptions of the future, but throughout there persists the belief that the final consummation is “beyond history” and that on this earth there can be no assurance of con - tinuing betterment.
Not only is it a supramundane and magnified man -- that it will always be while its spots are so anthropoid, and man himself is so anthropomorphic -- but it has ever been, and still is, a being of maleficent and misanthropic disposition.
State control, affirming the supramundane condition of their office.
Such a supramundane observer would find himself entering into a new era, in which all his previous knowledge would sink into oblivion.
It was much as if our hypothetical supramundane observer looked upon the clothes of his newly discovered human being as forming the essential part of his nature.
Imagine now, if you will, that this supramundane observer invents a telescope which enables him to perceive more minute objects and thus discovers human beings.
This discovery was like that of our supposed supramundane observer when he first found the human being that brought into connection the widely different cities in the various parts of the world.
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