buddhi

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit बुद्धि (buddhi).

Noun[edit]

buddhi (uncountable)

  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.