1(In Hinduism and Jainism) release from the cycle of rebirth impelled by the law of karma.
- Beth explains the main concepts including karma, moksha, dharma and the Hindu concept of God - simply and clearly.
- They each believe in maya, and in the liberation of the soul from rebirth, called moksha, as the goal of human existence.
- The four stages are what each human soul must pass through in many births to attain its final goal of moksha, freedom from rebirth.
1.1The transcendent state attained as a result of being released from the cycle of rebirth.
- When enough good karma is accumulated over many lifetimes, the jiva-atman is released from this eternal cycle of samsara and attains moksha.
- If the priest says, come, I will help you attain moksha, or liberation, many will not come.
- Within the tapestry of Indian thought, solitude is an extremely important path which has to be traversed for the attainment of moksha or nirvana.
From Sanskrit mokṣa.
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