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Shanti, Santhi or Shanthi (from Sanskrit शान्तिः śāntiḥ) means peace, rest, calmness, tranquility, or bliss.

The poet T.S. Eliot, in his poem The Waste Land (where he spelled it Shantih) translated it as "The Peace which passeth understanding." [1]


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  1. ^ T.S. Eliot, The Complete Poems and Plays 1909-1950. Harcourt, Brace, & World, NY, 1971.
  2. ^ Shanthi (elephant) (2012-05-01). Shanthi, the National Zoo's Musical Elephant, Plays the Harmonica!. The National Zoo, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC: YouTube. 
  3. ^ Shanti International

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