Definition of nibbana in English:

nibbana

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Pronunciation: /nɪˈbɑːnə
 
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noun

Buddhism
  • another term for nirvana.
    More example sentences
    • There can certainly be wise cloned humans, as well as foolish ones, ones that can follow the Dhamma and attain nibbana, ones that will have no interest, and so on.
    • A person who both meditates and possesses wisdom is close to nibbana.
    • This extract from the ‘Buddha's Path ’, by the Triple Gem Press, provides a useful contrast between nibbana and notions of heaven and God.

Origin

Pali nibbāna, from Sanskrit nirvāṇa (see nirvana).

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