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Sati (Pali, n.)

Sati (Pali, n.) सति Mindfulness or awareness of the present moment lit. recollection or remembrance Sati (from Pali: सति; Sanskrit: स्मृति smṛti) is mindfulness or awareness, a spiritual or psychological faculty (indriya) that forms an essential part of Buddhist practice. … Continue reading

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Hugfanginn

Hugfanginn (Icelandic, a.) To be enchanted or fascinated by someone or something. lit. mind-captured #PositiveLexicography 📷 Cape Liptrap Coastal Park

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Seijaku

Seijaku ( 靜寂 ) (Japanese, n.) Serenity in the midst of chaos. Quiet (sei) tranquillity (jaku); silence, calm, serenity (especially in the midst of activity or chaos) #PositiveLexicography 📷 Mt Stirling

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Sangha

Sangha (संघ) (Pali, n.) /saṅgha/ A nuturing spirtual community. Sangha is a Sanskrit word used in many Indian languages, including Pali, meaning “association”, “assembly”, “company” or “community”. lit. meaning of ‘assembly’, it is used to describe a Buddhist community. #PositiveLexicography … Continue reading

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Sobremesa

Sobremesa (Spanish, n.) /sobriˈmeza/ Communing around the table, talking around the table after eating. Sobremesa describes the “culturally vital tradition” of meals with family and friends. lit. over/on/above table ❝ Sobremesa is the Spanish tradition of relaxing at the table … Continue reading

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Desenrascanço

Desenrascanço (Portuguese) /de‧sen‧ras‧can‧ço/ to artfully disentangle oneself from a troublesome situation “To pull a MacGyver.” ❝ Desenrascanço (loosely translatable as “disentanglement”) is a Portuguese word used, in common language, to express an ability to solve a problem without having the … Continue reading

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Tarab

Tarab (طَرَب) (Arabic, n.) /aṭrāb/ a musically induced state of ecstasy or enchantment. ❝ Tarab is a concept of enchantment,It’s usually associated with vocal music, although instrumental music can produce the same effect, in which the listener is completely enveloped … Continue reading

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