or mo·ksa

[ mohk-shuh ]

nounBuddhism, Hinduism, Jainism.
  1. freedom from the differentiated, temporal, and mortal world of ordinary experience.

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Origin of moksha

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

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British Dictionary definitions for moksha


/ (ˈmɒkʃə) /

  1. Hinduism freedom from the endless cycle of transmigration into a state of bliss

Origin of moksha

from Sanskrit mokṣa liberation

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