Definition of siddhi in English:

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siddhi

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪdi/

noun (plural siddhis)

Hinduism
1 [mass noun] Complete understanding; enlightenment.
Example sentences
  • It is profoundly significant that the epic declares her to be the incarnation of siddhi, fulfilment.
  • Acquiring siddhi through Tantric discipline does not really rely on a physical partnership because transcendence relies on devotional practices and surrendering of the ego.
  • They called it siddhi, an altered consciousness.
2A paranormal power possessed by a siddha.
Example sentences
  • It is easy to attain all of the siddhis (yoga powers).
  • Gurudeva was blessed with special siddhis, or psychic powers.
  • In the Hindu Upanishads, the soul's flight in the sky appears as one of the six siddhis or supernormal powers attained by the enlightened.

Origin

Sanskrit.

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