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Samadhi - an essential subject
Samadhi describes a state of trance, ecstasy and spiritual realization. People who have reached this state are known to have understood God (Lord Krishna) and have thus cut all their ties and attachment from this material world. Hence, samadhi means to be absorbed fully in Kṛṣṇa consciousness; attachment to our Supreme father and detachment from everything else. A person in this state always chants the names of the Lord, and very much relishes this activity. Reaching samadhi is thus higher than the platform one reaches after completing various forms of yoga.
Srila Prabhupada's books, lectures, conversations and letters offer a comprehensive presentation of this essential subject as seen in the Vaniquotes Samadhi category. An introduction from his books is given below in the following 8 quotes.
Quotes from Srila Prabhupada's books
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Vanipedia has now over 903 introductory articles compiled from Srila Prabhupada's books under the series titled Essential Subjects. All these articles can be seen in the Table of Content on the right side of this article and also here in this Umbrella Category. Browse through them to relish the breadth and depth of Srila Prabhupada's teachings - There is a subject for everyone.