The quality of being wise; knowledge, and the capacity to make due use of it; knowledge of the best ends and the best means; discernment and judgment; discretion; sagacity; skill; dexterity.
The results of wise judgments; scientific or practical truth; acquired knowledge; erudition.
That progressive attribute of enlightenment which embodies the understanding of natural laws and their right application. The director of intelligence which gives worthy purpose to sheer ability. The personal attribute which accounts for the recognition and employment of right Intent/action.
1. Intuitive knowledge of the mind of love and clarity that lies beneath one's ego-driven anxieties and aggressions. 2. An advanced level of comprehension. Steps taught in spiritual understanding areinformation (data and concepts), knowledge (use of), and wisdom (the ability to synthesize, to see spiritual relationships). The dedicated observation and practice of knowledge results in wisdom.
expert and practical knowledge based on life experience.
The ability to understand correctly, usually with the particular sense of understanding emptimess.
Sacred wisdom is the treasury of knowing that is grained through experience and practice and which can be used to intuit future outcomes. Wisdom, therefore, exists as an accumulated body of knowledge which can be tapped by the intuition and used for good.
accumulated knowledge or erudition or enlightenment
the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight
An agent can offer the wisdom that comes from experience and helps bring a sale to a successful closing.
The state of being Wise. These are the people who seek to sell you inherently underperforming investments, hobbled even further by heavy charges. See Independent Financial Adviser, Tied Agent, Endowments and Foolishness.
Knowledge with information so thoroughly assimilated as to have produced sagacity, judgment, and insight.
A knowledgeable agent can offer the wisdom that comes with experience.
Different levels of insight into the nature of reality. There are, for example, the three wisdoms of hearing, contemplation and meditation. Ultimately, there is the wisdom realizing emptiness, which frees beings from cyclic existence and eventually brings them to enlightenment. The complete and perfect accumulation of wisdom results in dharmakaya. Cf. merit.
A comprehensive term used in reference to the distinctive wisdom literature and wisdom outlook of Israelite, Mesopotamian, and Egyptian cultures; suggests a perspective on understanding the world dominated by the use of reason, a search for order, and teaching moral behavior. See Chapter 14.
The ability to make correct judgments and decisions. It is an intangible quality gained through experience some think. Yet others think it is a quality that even a child, otherwise immature, may possess independent of experience or complete knowledge. Whether or not something is wise is determined in a pragmatic sense by its popularity, how long it has been around, and its ability to predict against future events. Wisdom is also accepted from cultural, philosophical and religious sources. Some think of wisdom as foreseeing consequences and acting to maximize beneficial results.
Wisdom is the ability, developed through experience, insight and reflection, to discern truth and exercise good judgment. Wisdom is sometimes conceptualized as an especially well developed form of common sense. Most psychologists regard wisdom as distinct from the cognitive abilities measured by standardized intelligence tests.