Associations to the word «Nirvana»

Wiktionary

NIRVANA, noun. (Buddhism) complete cessation of suffering; a blissful state attained through realization of sunyata; enlightened experience.
NIRVANA, noun. (non-Buddhist colloquial usage) state of paradise; heightened or great pleasure.

Dictionary definition

NIRVANA, noun. (Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness.
NIRVANA, noun. Any place of complete bliss and delight and peace.

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