spiritual enlightenment or illumination: term used esp. in Zen Buddhism
Origin of satoriJpn, nominal form of satoru, to understand the truth of
A spiritual awakening sought in Zen Buddhism, often coming suddenly.
Origin of satoriJapanese.
- (Zen Buddhism) A sudden inexpressible feeling of inner understanding or enlightenment.
From Japanese æ‚Ÿã‚Š (ã•ã¨ã‚Š) (satori, “understanding")