- freedom from the differentiated, temporal, and mortal world of ordinary experience.
Origin of moksha
First recorded in 1775–85, moksha is from the Sanskrit word mokṣa
Also called mukti.
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Historical Examples of moksha
Once in five years he held the great assembly called Moksha.Buddhism, In its Connexion With Brahmanism and Hinduism, and In Its Contrast with Christianity
Sir Monier Monier-Williams
(And if they attempt to show that moksha, although effected, is eternal) they involve themselves in a conflict with sound logic.The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Sankaracarya
Translator: George Thibaut
- Hinduism freedom from the endless cycle of transmigration into a state of bliss
Word Origin for moksha
from Sanskrit mokṣa liberation
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