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moksha

[mohk-shuh] /ˈmoʊk ʃə/
noun, Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism.
1.
freedom from the differentiated, temporal, and mortal world of ordinary experience.
Also, moksa.
Also called mukti.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85; < Sanskrit mokṣa
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moksha

/ˈmɒkʃə/
noun
1.
(Hinduism) freedom from the endless cycle of transmigration into a state of bliss
Word Origin
from Sanskrit mokṣa liberation
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Contemporary definitions for moksha
noun

in Hinduism, liberation and bliss (nirvana) from the cycle of rebirth (samsara); also called mukti

Word Origin

Sanskrit 'release, liberation'

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