Nirvana

In the Buddhist context nirvana refers to the imperturbable stillness of mind after the fires of desire, aversion, and delusion have been finally extinguished. In Hindu philosophy, it is the union with the divine ground of existence Brahman (Supreme Being) and the experience of blissful egolessness.{sfn|Easwaran|2007|p=268} ==Etymology== ===Phonet...
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Nirvana

• (n.) In the Buddhist system of religion, the final emancipation of the soul from transmigration, and consequently a beatific enfrachisement from the evils of wordly existence, as by annihilation or absorption into the divine. See Buddhism. • (n.) In the Buddhist system of religion, the final emancipation of the soul from transmigration,...
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Nirvana

(Skr. blown out) The complete extinction of individuality, without loss of consciousness, in the beatific rejoining of the liberated with the metaphysical world-ground. A term used principally by Buddhists though denoting a state the attainment of which has been counselled from the Upanishads (q.v.) on as the summum bonum. It is invariably defined....
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Nirvana

enlightenment noun (Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness
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Nirvana

[Buddhism] Nirvana (Sanskrit, also {IAST|nirvāṇa}; Pali: nibbana, nibbāna ) is the earliest and most common term used to describe the goal of the Buddhist path.{sfn|Buswell|Lopez|2013|loc=Kindle loc. 44535} The literal meaning of the term in Sanskrit is `to be blown out` or `to be extinguished`. Within the Buddhist tradition, this ter...
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Nirvana

[Elbosco song] `Nirvana` is a 1995 New Age song written and composed by Rojotua, Loxatus and C. Max and performed by the Spanish musical group Elbosco. The song became a world success{cn|date=September 2014} and was also used by Danny Boyle in the 2004 film Millions. The song contains some lyrics in Latin, sung by the choral group of the Es...
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Nirvana

[leafhopper] Nirvana longitudinalis Nirvana pallida Nirvana is a leafhopper genus belonging to the Nirvaninae subfamily and the tribe Nirvanini. Distinguishable from other leafhopper subfamilies by their uniquely shaped head and the presence of two preapical cells alone on the tegmen, they comprise some of the most beautiful and iridescent ...
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Nirvana

Nir·va'na noun [ Sanskrit nirvāna .] In the Buddhist system of religion, the final emancipation of the soul from transmigration, and consequently a beatific enfrachisement from the evils of worldly existence, as by annihilation or absorption into the divine. See Buddhism .
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nirvana

any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
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nirvana

Beyond suffering/sorrow, transcendence of suffering, state beyond the causes for SUFFERING, unsatisfactoriness, troubles. State outside CYCLIC EXISTENCE attained by an ARHAT.
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Nirvana

Characterized by bliss and freedom. Letting go of ego, passion and desire. Liberation.
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nirvana

In Buddhism, and other Indian religions, the ultimate religious goal characterized by the attainment of perfect serenity, compassion, and wisdom by the eradication of all desires. When nirvana is...
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nirvana

In Buddhism, and other Indian religions, the ultimate religious goal characterized by the attainment of perfect serenity, compassion, and wisdom by the eradication of all desires. When nirvana is attained, the cycle of life and death, known as samsara, is broken and a state of liberty, free from pain and desire, is reached
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nirvana

in Buddhist religion, a state of mystical wisdom achieved after all fleshy desires have been surmounted. In Hindu religion, the renunciation of all material attachments and achievement of ultimate happiness.
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nirvana

in Indian religious thought, the supreme goal of certain meditation disciplines. Although it occurs in the literatures of a number of ancient Indian ... [13 related articles]
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Nirvana

In the Indian religions Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism, nirvāna (from the Sanskrit निर्वाण, Pali
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nirvana

nirvana (nērvä'nu) , in Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism, a state of supreme liberation and bliss, contrasted to samsara or bondage in the repeating cycle of death and rebirth. The word in Sanskrit refers to the going out of a flame once its fuel has been consumed; it thus suggests bot...
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Nirvana

Nirvana is a Hindustani name for girls. The meaning is `Enlightenment, Bliss, Oneness with God` The name Nirvana is most commonly given to English and Welsh girls. (2 times more often than to American girls.) Nirvana is given to boys and girls in the Netherlands
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nirvana

the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation
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nirvana

the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation
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nirvana

the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation
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nirvana

[n] - (Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation
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