Friday, October 01, 2010
satori noun [suh-TOHR-ee] In Zen Buddhism, the state of sudden indescribable intuitive enlightenment.
Definitions for satori
- In Zen Buddhism, the state of sudden indescribable intuitive enlightenment.
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Citations for satori
"Ah a little satori for Smith today," says Morley. "What were you doing down here?" "Sleeping, mostly."
Jitka's hands, which were holding the worn and contemptible shorts, dropped when she saw in the eyes of her husband a reflection of her satori, or rather anti-satori, since it was icy and grim . . . My God, how we're living.
Origin of satori
Satori is a term from Zen Buddhism that derives from the Japanese word meaning "to awaken."