Asangavimoksha, aka: Asaṅgavimokṣa, Asanga-vimoksha; 1 Definition(s)

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Asangavimoksha means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Asaṅgavimokṣa can be transliterated into English as Asangavimoksa or Asangavimoksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

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Asaṅgavimokṣa (असङ्गविमोक्ष) refers to “deliverance without obstacles” according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter X. This is the deliverance acquired when one reaches Buddhahood.

Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Asanga
Asaṅga (असङ्ग).—mfn. (-ṅgaḥ-ṅgā-ṅgaṃ) Solitary, unassociated. E. a neg. saṅga with.--- OR --- Ā...
Vimoksha
Vimokṣa (विमोक्ष) refers to the “eight liberations”, according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpār...
Uttarasanga
Uttarāsaṅga (उत्तरासङ्ग).—m. (-ṅgaḥ) An upper and outer garment. E. uttara upper, āṅ prefixed t...
Pratyasanga
Pratyāsaṅga (प्रत्यासङ्ग).—Connection, contact; अथ प्रत्यासङ्गः कमपि महिमानं वितरति (atha praty...
Samvatsara-vimoksha-shraddha
Saṃvatsara-vimokṣa-śrāddha.—(CII 4), same as saṃvatsara- śrāddha performed on the first anniver...
Ashtavimoksha
Aṣṭavimokṣa (अष्टविमोक्ष) or simply Vimokṣa refers to a set of “eight liberations” as defined i...
Asangabahula
Āsaṅgabahula (आसङ्गबहुल) refers to “subtle distraction that abounds in attachment” and represen...
Asangavaisharadya
Asaṅgavaiśāradya (असङ्गवैशारद्य) refers to “unhindered fearlessnesses”, representing a quality ...
Cittasanga
Cittāsaṅga (चित्तासङ्ग).—attachment, love. Derivable forms: cittāsaṅgaḥ (चित्तासङ्गः).Cittāsaṅg...
Parasanga
Parāsaṅga (परासङ्ग).—dependence upon another. Derivable forms: parāsaṅgaḥ (परासङ्गः).Parāsaṅga ...
Amritasanga
Amṛtāsaṅga (अमृतासङ्ग).—a sort of collyrium. Derivable forms: amṛtāsaṅgaḥ (अमृतासङ्गः).Amṛtāsaṅ...
Indriyasanga
Indriyāsaṅga (इन्द्रियासङ्ग).—non-attachment to sensual objects, stoicism. Derivable forms: ind...
Vimokshamukha
Vimokṣamukha (विमोक्षमुख).—A reoccurring case is the “three gates to deliverance” (san jie tuo ...
Asangadharani
Asaṅgadhāraṇī (असङ्गधारणी) refers to a set of “the dhāraṇī without obstacles”, representing a q...
Asangadharma
Asaṅgadharma (असङ्गधर्म) refers to “unhindered dharmas” according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñā...

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