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Definition of the noun Buddhi

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  1. [Hinduism] A transpersonal faculty of mind higher than the rational mind that might be translated as ‘intuitive intelligence’ or simply ‘higher mind’. It is ‘that which knows’, ie. able to discern truth from falsehood.


  1. Buddhi is a fictional character from the 2007 film Apna Asmaan.
  2. Buddhi is a fictional character from the 2014 film Mangal Ho.


Buddhi is the aspect of mind that is attracted to Brahman and makes wisdom possible.

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Google previewMetaphors of Conciousness (2012)

by Ronald S. Valle, Rolf von Eckartsberg

psychology is called buddhi. It is called the “crown jewel” of discrimination and understanding. Buddhi means, then, a special kind of intelligence and wisdom. (p . 70) Buddhi itself, one's discriminating power, partakes of personality growth.

Google previewAncient Wisdom for the 21st Century (2008)

by Burt Wilson

The 6th Plane – Buddhi Buddhi means Light, spiritual illumination.

Google previewThe Deeper Dimension of Yoga (2003)

Theory and Practice by Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D.

The buddhi is an impersonal agency, which functions as the organ of wisdom and also acts as the depository of the deep symbols or archetypes. It has much in common with the concept of the universal unconscious in Jungian psychology.

Google previewYoga (2012)

Its Scientific Basis by Kovoor T. Behanan

Since buddhi is a product of prakriti, in fact the highest one on the mental side, a detailed treatment of this important ...

Google previewYoga and the Hindu Tradition (1989)

The various opposing schools within yoga as a whole teach either that the buddhi is a true manifestation of the atman/brahman (hypostasis of the Absolute), or that it is a higher form of mental activity. In the first case it is imperishable and ...

Google previewReligion, Religious Ethics and Nursing (2011)

by Marsha D. Fowler, PhD, MDiv, MS,, Sheryl Reimer Kirkham, PhD, RN, Rick Sawatzky, PhD, RN, Elizabeth Johnston Taylor, PhD, RN

Buddhi is an important concept, and can be described as the combination of intelligence and understanding. It can also be thought of as the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Some Theosophical Terms (1910)

Buddhi (q.v.).

Google previewA Popular Dictionary of Buddhism (2005)

by Christmas Humphreys

Buddhi. (Sk.) The vehicle of Enlightenment (Bodhi, q.v.).The faculty of supreme understanding as distinct fromtheunderstanding itself. The sixth principle in the sevenfold constitution of mantaught in the esoteric schools of Buddhism, and as ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the Śaivism (2004)

Buddhi appears to have an inherent right to rule over the phenomena of the mind in the cosmic process. In our normal experience we find definite expressions of Buddhi in relation to highly-developed minds embodied in superior orders of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Theosophy (2005)

by Theodore Besterman

BUDDHI, S. Enlightened intellect, used in Theosophy for intuition; according to Vedanta the antabkarana comprises also manas, ahamkara, chitta. See also Gum. BUDDHIC PLANE. The fourth plane of the solar system, on which the intuitive ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Indian Medicine (1985)

by Saligrama Krishna Ramachandra Rao

Buddhi: Literally 'that by which one knows or is aware' ('buddhyate anaya'), buddhi (from budh) is one of the inner instruments of cognition (antah-karana), by which one ascertains the specific characteristics of an object. It is distinguished from ...

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Scrabble value of B3U1D2D2H4I1

The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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