[ mohk-shuh ]
/ ˈmoʊk ʃə /
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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
Words nearby moksha
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Example sentences from the Web for moksha
(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
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
British Dictionary definitions for moksha
/ (ˈmɒkʃə) /
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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