samaadhi

dhyaan ki uchch avastha ko samaadhi kehte hain. hindu, jain, bauddh tatha yogi aadi sabhi dharmon mein iska mahatva bataaya gaya hai. jab saadhak dhyeya vastu ke dhyaan me poori tarah se doob jaata hai aur use apne astitv ka gyaan nahi rahata hai to use samaadhi kaha jaata hai. patanjali ke yogasootr mein samaadhi ko aathavaaain (antim) avastha bataaya gaya hai.