moksha

or mo·ksa

[ mohk-shuh ]
/ ˈmoʊk ʃə /

noun Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism.

freedom from the differentiated, temporal, and mortal world of ordinary experience.

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Also called mukti.

Origin of moksha

First recorded in 1775–85, moksha is from the Sanskrit word mokṣa

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British Dictionary definitions for moksha

moksha
/ (ˈmɒkʃə) /

noun

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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