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Samvega, aka: Saṃvega; 2 Definition(s)

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saṃvega : (m.) anxiety; agitation; religious emotion.

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The oppressive sense of shock, dismay, and alienation that comes with realizing the futility and meaninglessness of life as its normally lived; a chastening sense of ones own complacency and foolishness in having let oneself live so blindly; and an anxious sense of urgency in trying to find a way out of the meaningless cycle.
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