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Samadhi (Skt. samādhi; Tib. ཏིང་ངེ་འཛིན་, ting ngé dzin , Wyl. ting nge ‘dzin) is often translated as meditative absorption or concentration. Samadhi can refer to both the practice and the state of meditation.


  • The Sanskrit samādhi means to hold things together.
  • The Tibetan ཏིང་ངེ་འཛིན་, ting ngé dzin means to hold firmly and unwaveringly from the depths so that there is no movement.

Different Samadhis

  • samadhi called 'showing the way of all dharmas'
  • three samadhis
  • vajropamasamadhi