sam-sa-ra (sem-säre) noun
Hinduism & Buddhism.
The eternal cycle of birth, suffering, death, and rebirth.
[Sanskrit samsârah, course of life, samsara : sam, together + sarati, it flows.]
I have found many, slightly different meanings for the word samsara,
all definitions seem to carry a negative connotation, as the word always seems
imply a state of despair. It is created when the posing of questions leads
but more questions that begin a vicious cycle of confusion that is ultimately
resolvable. In this sense, samsara is the polar opposite of its counterpart