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Samsara is symbolised in Tibetan Buddhist iconography by the Endless knot.

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Borrowed from Sanskrit संसार (saṃsāra).

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samsara (countable and uncountable, plural samsaras)

  1. (philosophy, religion) In Jainism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and some other eastern religions, the ongoing cycle of birth, death, and rebirth endured by human beings and all other mortal beings, and from which release is obtained by achieving the highest enlightenment.
    • 1957, S. Radhakrishnan and C. A. Moore (eds.), A Sourcebook in Indian Philosophy, Princeton Univ. Press, page 38:
      Until we are released from the law of karma and reach moksha or deliverance, we will be in samsara or the time process.

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  • The Upanishads, abridged, translated and edited by Swami Nikhilananda, Harper Torchbooks, 1963, page 379.

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  • samsara at OneLook Dictionary Search

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit संसार (saṃsāra).

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samsara f

  1. samsara

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit संसार (saṃsāra).

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  • IPA(key): /samsǎra/
  • Hyphenation: sam‧sa‧ra

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samsàra f (Cyrillic spelling самса̀ра)

  1. (uncountable) samsara

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