Vimukti: 11 definitions
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.
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
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 (e.g., vimukti). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vimukti (विमुक्ति).—f S Liberation, freeing, esp. final emancipation.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vimukti (विमुक्ति).—f Final emancipation.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Release, liberation.
3) Absolution, final liberation.
Derivable forms: vimuktiḥ (विमुक्तिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Vimukti (विमुक्ति).—f. (= Sanskrit id., Pali vimutti), = vimokṣa, q.v.: the three vi°, vimuktayas tathā tisro Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 135.6 = 321.8 (verse).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ktiḥ) 1. Liberation, especially final emancipation from future existence. 2. Separation, parting. E. vi, mukti the same.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vimukti (विमुक्ति).—i. e. vi-muc + ti, f. 1. Separation. 2. Liberation, Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 191; remission, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 232. 3. Saving (one’s life), [Pañcatantra] ii. [distich] 174. 4. Final emancipation from future existence.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vimukti (विमुक्ति).—[feminine] loosening, emitting, giving up (breath); release, liberation from ([ablative] or —°), final emancipation.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vimukti (विमुक्ति):—[=vi-mukti] [from vi-mukta > vi-muc] f. disjunction (opp. to yukti), [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) giving up, [Kumāra-sambhava]
3) [v.s. ...] release, deliverance, liberation, [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara; Purāṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] release from the bonds of existence, final emancipation, [Kapila; Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+2): Vimuktimahiman, Vimuktipatha, Vimoksha, Vimuktida, Vimoka, Karavimukti, Virukta, Dehavimukti, Satyadarshanamarga, Vimuktijnanadarshana, Patu, Anupada, Lokottaraskandha, Five Super-Mundane Components, Shravakasamgha, Upadi, Bharasaha, Darshanamarga, Twofold-path, Vipashyana.
Search found 10 books and stories containing Vimukti, Vi-mukti; (plurals include: Vimuktis, muktis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
I. Recollection of the Buddha (4): The five pure aggregates (anāsrava-skandha) < [Part 2 - The Eight Recollections according to the Abhidharma]
Part 7 - Assuring a rebirth among humans < [Chapter LI - Seeing all the Buddha Fields]
III.2. Community worthy of offerings (dakṣiṇīya), etc. < [III. Recollection of the community (saṃgānusmṛti)]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.2.217 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
Verse 1.3.65 < [Chapter 3 - Prapañcātīta (beyond the Material Plane)]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms (by Fa-Hien)