What is attain?

Some articles on attain:

Narada Bhakti Sutra - Key Concepts - Ultimate Attachment
... Next a list of forms of attachment is given, through which a devotee should attain a loving feeling towards God, including attachment to the Lord's qualities ... Narada and is convinced by them will be blessed with devotion and attain the most dear Lord ... Yes, he will attain the most dear Lord." ...
The Path To Nirvana - Existence of Aryans Today
... To attain first step of the Magga, a meditator should obtain Samadhi in his/her mind ... (Some Buddhist scholars argue that attain Dyana is not necessary) ... The way of Vidarshana is in Satipattana Suthra which is the only way to attain Nibbana ...
Largest Organisms - Animals - Invertebrates - Cnidarians (Cnidaria)
... the sea-anemones of the genus Discoma, which can attain a mouth disc diameter of 60 cm (2 ft) ... Chironex fleckeri of the Australasian and South Pacific oceans, which can attain a mass of 6 kg (13 lb), a 30 cm (1 ft) bell and a tentacle length ... Hydrozoans (Hydrozoa) The colonial siphonophore Praya dubia can attain lengths of 40–50 m (130–160 ft) ...
Moksa (Jainism) - The Concept - Bhavyata
... does not guarantee mokṣa, as the soul needs to expend necessary efforts to attain it ... On the other hand abhavya souls are those souls who cannot attain liberation as they do not have faith in mokṣa and hence never make any efforts to attain it ...
List Of Otogi Zoshi Characters - Kuzume
... from the Western region to take over the Tsuchigumo clan in order to attain a more powerfully established armada, and more slavery of women ... Shutendouji's main plan out of this change of events was to attain the power of the Magatama of Earth ... After everyone had laid out their strategy to attain the Magatama of Earth, Kuzume personally attacks Hoshikuma with a tantō, in hopes to kill him ...

More definitions of "attain":

  • (verb): Reach a point in time, or a certain state or level.
    Synonyms: reach, hit

Famous quotes containing the word attain:

    There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)

    In the religion of all nations a purity is hinted at, which, I fear, men never attain to.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress. Without it there is no stability in society, and without it one cannot attain the Science of Life.
    Mary Baker Eddy (1821–1910)