Vimutta; 2 Definition(s)


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vimutta : (pp. of vimuccati) released; emancipated.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Vimutta, (pp. of vimuñcati) freed, released, intellectually emancipated Vin. I, 8; A. IV, 75, 179, 340; V, 29; D. III, 97, 100, 133, 258; S. I, 23, 35; III, 13, 53, 137; Sn. 354, 475, 522, 877, 1071 sq. 1101, 1114; Nd1 283; Nd2 587; Pv IV. 132 (arahā+); Vism. 410.—Often as cittaṃ v. an emancipated heart, e.g. D. I, 80; A. III, 21; S. I, 46, 141; III, 90; IV, 164; V, 157 (here taken by Mrs. Rh. D. at S VI, 93, Index, as “unregulated, distrait”); Sn. 975; Nd1 284; Vbh. 197. ubhatobhāga° emancipated in both ways (see Dial II. 70) D. II, 71; III, 105, 253; S. I, 191; A. I, 73; IV, 10, 77, 453; V, 23; M. I, 439, 477 sq.—paññā°, emancipated by insight, freed by reason (see Dial. II. 68) S. I, 191; II, 123; D. II, 70; III, 105, 254; M. I, 439, 477.—saddhā° freed by faith A. I, 73; IV, 10, 77; V, 23; Ps. II, 52; M. I, 439, 477.—anupādā vimutta freed without any further clinging to the world M. I, 486; S. II, 18; III, 59; IV, 83 and passim.

—atta having an emancipated self S. III, 46, 55, 58; A. IV, 428. —āyatana point or occasion of emancipation, of which there are 5, viz. hearing the Dhamma taught by the Master, teaching it oneself, reciting it, pondering over it, understanding it A. III, 21 sq.; D. III, 241, 279; Ps. I, 5. (Page 632)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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