Vimukti; 4 Definition(s)

Introduction

Vimukti means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

General definition (in Buddhism)

Vimukti (विमुक्ति, “freedom”) refers to one of the “five super-mundane components” (lokottara-skandha) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 23). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., vimukti). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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vimukti (विमुक्ति).—f S Liberation, freeing, esp. final emancipation.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vimukti (विमुक्ति).—f Final emancipation.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vimukti (विमुक्ति).—f.

1) Release, liberation.

2) Separation.

3) Absolution, final liberation.

Derivable forms: vimuktiḥ (विमुक्तिः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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