Samsara definition

səm-särə
The eternal cycle of birth, suffering, death, and rebirth.
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(hinduism) The continuing cycle in which the same soul is repeatedly reborn.
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(philosophy, religion) In 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.
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Origin of samsara

  • Sanskrit saṃsāraḥ course of life, samsara sam together sem-1 in Indo-European roots sarati it flows

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Sanskrit संसार (saṃ-sāra).

    From Wiktionary