moksa


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Noun1.moksa - (Hinduism) release from the cycle of rebirth
Hindooism, Hinduism - a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
cycle of rebirth - (Hinduism) repeated rebirth in new forms
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The American freedom of "the pursuit of happiness" has largely come to mean the freedom to obtain what one desires (Foner 2013, 28), whereas the Buddhist freedom of moksa (Sanskrit, "liberation") is a freedom from the constraining pull of desires themselves (McMahan 2008, 17).
In fact, anyone searching for the predictable Buddhist key words (karma, maya, samsara, moksa, nirvana, Theravada, Zen, sangha, guru, tantra, om [mani padme hum], Pure Land, and so forth) will find only a brief explanation, but a wealth of related terms that have to be chased down: the book is a masterpiece of cross-referencing.
While much of the text is devoted to intramural disputes among Saiva sects, Ramakantha also targets others, such as Buddhists, Naiyayikas, Carvakas, and Advaita Vedantins, who hold erroneous views on moksa and are in need of refutation.
While kaivalya is most often understood as liberation, Indian philosophical scholar Sthaneshwar Timalsina clarified that, "This term does not convey the same semantic resonance as moksa, which literally means liberation.
The stretch of Moksa shall be conduits with HSP, 160 mm, 1 pc.
6, 2013); Kwak Sun-hee, Ship-ja-ga-cuLle-mi [The Meaning of Carrying My Cross]; Kwak Sun-hee Moksa Solgyojip 30 (Seoul: Gye Mong Moon-hwa-sa, 2002), 159161; ChoYong-gi, Ok-chungSea-shin [A Commentary on the Prison Epistles]; ChoYong-gi Moksa Sin-yakSong-gyongKang-haeChon-jip 16 (Seoul: Seoul Mal-sum-sa) 226.
Across the board the region's wines remain value driven for every style and palate, says Noon Inthasuwan-Summers, beverage director at MOKSA in Cambridge, MA.
En suma, el triunfo definitivo sobre la muerte constituye una "vision esperanzadora": con el Hinduismo, asi como artha (las posesiones materiales), kama (el placer) y dharma (la ley psico-socio-cosmica) son fines de la vida, tambien lo es moksa (la liberacion).
Karmic liberation, then, need not be the Vedic moksa or kaivalya or the pre-Mahayana arhat's attainment of nirvana or tantric reincarnation.
Le but ultime de l'humain est de trouver la delivrance, moksa, de sortir du systeme: << falte que la roue cesse de recevoir les impulsions qui perpetuent et relancent son mouvement chaque fois que l'on agir >> (Malamoud 2004 : 13).
In truth, disengagement from the "cycle" is attainable only for those who abandon the demands of life for the consolation of the final withdrawal as prescribed by Hinduism, moksa being the ability to avoid an "involuntary involvement in samsara" (Sharma 116), the cycle of reincarnation that is the fate of all those who have the burden of karma to resolve.
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