Nirvana – Liberation – Release from Samsara – Tibetan mya-ngan-‘das 涅槃 – Beyond Sorrow-Suffering

Nirvana – Liberation – Release from Samsara – Tibetan mya-ngan-‘das 涅槃 – Beyond Sorrow-Suffering

Samsara – Saṃsāra – Cyclic Existence of BirthAging-Old AgeSufferingSicknessDeath and Rebirth-Reincarnation -Transmigration – Tibetan ‘khor-ba – 流轉 / 生死 / 輪迴

“A state of release (liberation) from uncontrollably recurring rebirth (samsara). An extinguished state of release — either an acquired one, in which all samsaric sufferings and their causes have been removed, or a naturally occurring one, in which all stains of impossible existence have always been removed. The Tibetan term means, literally, ‘a state beyond sorrow.'” Fair Use Source: https://studybuddhism.com/en/glossary/nirvana

This is the “enlightenment” of an Arhat or Pratyekabuddha. Contrast this limited “awakening” with Enlightenment – Bodhi – Awakening – 悟 and with the Anuttara-Samyak-Saṃbodhi – Enlightenment of a Buddha – 阿耨多羅三藐三菩提

Other languages: Deutsch: Nirvana, Italiano: Nirvana, Русский: Нирвана, Tiếng Việt: Niết bàn, 简体中文: 涅磐; 繁體中文: 涅磐

Related terms: Acquired nirvana, Extreme of remaining in tranquil peace of nirvana, Natural nirvana, Nirvana with residue, Nirvana without residue, Nonabiding nirvana.

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Buddhism Glossary, Three Refuges: 1. Buddhas, 2. Dharma: SutrasShastrasVinayaTantras, Buddhist Bibliography, 3. Sangha: BodhisattvasHistoric Buddhist MastersModern Buddhist Masters

Mahāparinirvāṇa Sutra – 大般涅槃經 – Nirvana Sutra – 涅槃經

Mahāparinirvāṇa Sutra – 大般涅槃經 – Nirvana Sutra – 涅槃經

Maha Pari-Nirvana.

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Buddhism Glossary, Three Refuges: 1. Buddhas, 2. Dharma: SutrasShastrasVinayaTantras, Buddhist Bibliography, 3. Sangha: BodhisattvasHistoric Buddhist MastersModern Buddhist Masters