Deliverance; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Deliverance 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

s. vimutti, vimokkha. -

The 8 kinds of d. (or liberation), s. vimokkha. -

D. of mind, d. through voidness, boundless d. etc., s. ceto-vimutti. -

Desire for d., s. visuddhi (VI, 6). -

D. through wisdom; paññā-vimutti (q.v.). -

3 doors of d. (or gateways of liberation) s. visuddhi (VI, 8).

(Source): Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
context information

Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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