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  • noun A state of transcendent union supposed to be assumed by a holy man or yogi at his death.
  • noun The burial of a holy man before his death in anticipation of such a state.
  • noun The highest state of meditation, at which complete unity is reached.

Etymologies

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From Sanskrit समाधि (samādhi, "placing together"), from सम (sam, "together") +  (ā) prefix + धा (dhā, "to place").

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