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  • noun Hinduism A transpersonal faculty of mind higher than the rational mind that might be translated as ‘intuitive intelligence’ or simply ‘higher mind’. It is ‘that which knows’, ie. able to discern truth from falsehood.

Etymologies

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From Sanskrit बुद्धि (buddhi).

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  • (budh – to be awake; to understand; to know)

    "The word signifies a transpersonal faculty of mind higher than the rational mind that might be translated as ‘intuitive intelligence’ or simply ‘higher mind’. It is ‘that which knows’, ie, able to discern truth from falsehood."

    August 13, 2009

  • What language?

    August 13, 2009