Definitions

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  • noun In Indian religions, the final extrication of the soul or consciousness from samsara and the bringing to an end of all the suffering involved in being subject to the cycle of reincarnation.

Etymologies

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Sanskrit मोक्ष ("liberation").

Examples

  • The word moksha means the "liberation from the cycle of existence samsara often identified with a state of knowledge in which the phenomenal world and its concerns are shut out in favour of a mystical identification with the ultimate, changeless ground of all things."

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  • Discovering who we are—the atma, and not these physical experiences we have been having—is one of the keys to what is called liberation or in Sanskrit moksha.

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  • Discovering who we are—the atma, and not these physical experiences we have been having—is one of the keys to what is called liberation or in Sanskrit moksha.

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  • Discovering who we are—the atma, and not these physical experiences we have been having—is one of the keys to what is called liberation or in Sanskrit moksha.

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  • And then in Buddhism, there is moksha, which is liberation from all those three concerns.

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  • The Upanishads use this word 52 times, but use the word moksha only twice.

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  • He used the Sanskrit word moksha for enlightenment.

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  • Hinduism, for instance, admonishes its followers to seek "moksha," or liberation from egotism.

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  • There was a fruitless search for an illusory entity called 'moksha' (salvation).

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  • One does not get "moksha," if he has not sung for him … It's like Jiwe Panjabi wich kehnde san, "Jinne Lahore nahi vekheya oh jammeya nai."

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