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Satchitananda is a Hindu term literally meaning "truth" (sat), "consciousness" (chit), and "bliss" (ananda). The Advaita school sees this as the three fundamental attributes of Brahman (formless God) and hence use the term as its synomym. This article is about the Hindu religion; for other meanings of the word, see Hindu (disambiguation). ... Advaita Vedanta is probably the best known of all Vedanta schools of Hinduism, the others being Dvaita and Vishishtadvaita. ... In the Vedantic (and subsequently Yogic) schools of Hinduism, Brahman is the signifying name given to the concept of the unchanging, infinite, immanent and transcendent reality that is the Divine Ground of all being. ... The term God is used to designate a Supreme Being; however, there are countless definitions of God. ...


It is also a monastic name for several Hindu gurus and ascetics. A Roman Catholic monk A monk is a person who practices monasticism, adopting a strict religious and ascetic lifestyle, usually in community with others following the same path. ... A guru (गुरू Sanskrit) is a teacher in Hinduism, Buddhism and Sikhism. ... The word ascetic derives from the ancient Greek term askesis (practice, training or exercise). ...

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SATCHITANANDA (693 words)
SATCHITANANDA is the living spirit-filled (spiritual) result of merging unlimited and subjective absolute beingness with objective absolute consciousness.
Here in SATCHITANANDA the nadis are completely open and the imbalances are balanced -- harmony and synergistic synchronicity allow the shakti prana (kundalini) to maintain and uphold the body/mind and breath and this permeates one's entire being and irrigates the consciousness.
In yoga, SATCHITANANDA is said to happen for short or longer moments associated with moments of spiritual insights, glimpses into the unknown, satori, revelations, realization, sabija samadhi, great beauty, transcendental experiences, moments of inspiration, and the raising of the kundalini.
Sriramchandra.org » Books » Path of Grace (1633 words)
The stages above Satchitananda were never discussed in other systems and the experience of the Sahasrara center was considered to be the final stage.
The consciousness at the Trikuti which is all powerful gets transformed into pure Satchitananda at Sahasrara where the aspirant will enjoy the bliss of Sat, Chit and Ananda.
Even the stage of Satchitananda was one where bliss is had.
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