Sat-cit-ananda

/sut"chit"ah nun"deuh/, n. Hinduism.
reality, seen through the discovery of Brahman as sat or ultimate being, cit or pure consciousness, and ananda or perfect bliss.
Also, Saccidananda, Sat-chit-ananda.

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