or mo·ksa


noun Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism.

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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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