total absorption

A state of joined shamatha and vipashyana focused conceptually or non-conceptually on space-like voidness (emptiness).

A state of mind having the joined pair of shamatha and vipashyana, and in which absorbed concentration is focused single-pointedly on a voidness that is like space. It may be either conceptual or nonconceptual. Sometimes translated as "meditative equipoise."

Tibetan: mnyam-bzhag

Sanskrit: samahita

J Hopkins: meditative equipoise.

Other languages

Français: absorption totale
Italiano: assorbimento totale
Русский: полная поглощённость

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