Hinduism the continuing cycle in which the same soul is repeatedly reborn
Origin of samsaraSanskrit sams?ra, literally , running together ; from sam-, together (; from Indo-European an unverified form som-, variant, variety of base an unverified form sem- from source same) + sara-, fluid (; from Indo-European base an unverified form ser-, to flow from source serum)
nounHinduism & Buddhism
The eternal cycle of birth, suffering, death, and rebirth.
Origin of samsaraSanskrit sa&mlowdot;sara&hlowdot;, course of life, samsara : sam, together; see sem-1 in Indo-European roots + sarati, it flows.
From Sanskrit à¤¸à¤‚à¤¸à¤¾à¤° (saá¹ƒ-sÄra).