What does enlightenment mean?

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  1. An act of enlightening, or the state of being enlightened or instructed.
  2. A concept in spirituality, philosophy and psychology related to achieving clarity of perception, reason and knowledge.
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This was the age of reason and enlightenment where science was fitting the heavens into the clockwork precision of mechanical, mathematical laws.
Turiya Yoga is the yogic practice of sages who journey beyond enlightenment.
They use urine to unleash their kundalini, sending it straight into the third eye, bringing instant enlightenment.
The goal of the Zen koan is enlightenment, which is a profound change of heart.
Zen masters often use nonsensical or unsolvable riddles, or koans, to bring about enlightenment.
Progressions in Scotland itself during the Scottish enlightenment led to advancements throughout the empire.

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