noun sa·to·ri \sə-ˈtr-ē, sä-\

Definition of SATORI

:  sudden enlightenment and a state of consciousness attained by intuitive illumination representing the spiritual goal of Zen Buddhism

Origin of SATORI

First Known Use: 1727


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