moksha

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit मोक्ष (mokṣa, liberation).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moksha (uncountable)

  1. In Indian philosophy and theology, the final liberation 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.
    Coordinate term: dharma
    • 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins 2013, p. 5:
      The more merit you earn, the more you are likely to abridge the number of reincarnations you have to go through to reach the kind of enlightened state which gets you to moksha.
    • 2017 August 9, James Temperton, “'Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds'. The story of Oppenheimer's infamous quote”, in Wired UK[1], ISSN 1357-0978:
      It is one of the four key lessons of the Bhagavad-Gita: desire or lust; wealth; the desire for righteousness or dharma; and the final state of total liberation, or moksha.

Italian[edit]

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moksha m (uncountable)

  1. Moksha (language)

Portuguese[edit]

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moksha m (uncountable)

  1. Moksha (language)

Spanish[edit]

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moksha m (uncountable)

  1. Moksha language