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What is Transcendence?

Most of us are familiar with three states of consciousness – waking consciousness, deep sleep and dreaming. There is, however, a fourth state called ‘transcendental consciousness’. In Sanskrit this state is known as ‘turiya’ (the fourth), and the word ‘samadhi’ (settling of the mind) may be familiar to some of us; ‘sama’ means evenness and ‘dhi’ means the intellect; it is a state of total equilibrium and union with the universe.

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