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  • n. A person who, in the Advaita philosophy of Hinduism, has attained nirvikalpa samadhi — the realization of the Self, Parasiva — and is liberated from rebirth while living in a human body.
  • n. A liberated being (not necessarily paramukta).

Etymologies

From Sanskrit जीवन्मुक्ति (jīvan-mukti, "emancipation while still alive") (Wiktionary)

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