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Emancipation

Pali:
Vimutti
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Sanskrit:
Vimutti
Synonyms:
liberation, release, deliverance, freedom
Definition :

In common with many other words in the Pali language that appear in the Buddhist literature, the Pali term “vimutti” also has several English translations such as liberation, release, deliverance, emancipation and freedom. In the Buddhist literature, liberation or release generally refers to liberation from factors such as ignorance (avijja), craving (tanha) and other mental defilements, leading to enlightenment and the state of Nibbana.

However, in the Buddhist scriptures, two types of liberation have been mentioned: Awareness release or liberation of the mind and liberation by wisdom. Awareness release or liberation of the mind is described in the Buddhist literature as “ceto vimutti” while liberation by wisdom is described as “panna vimutti”.

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