Asangavimoksha, Asaṅgavimokṣa, Asanga-vimoksha: 1 definition

Introduction

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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Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

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

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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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