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.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope