moksa


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(Hinduism) release from the cycle of rebirth

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Dividing that time, he should cultivate the trivarga, each intimately linked to the others (5) and none causing harm to the others--during his childhood, arthas consisting of knowledge acquisition and the like; during his youth, kama; and during old age, dharma and moksa. Or rather, given the uncertainty of one's lifespan, he should cultivate them as opportune.
He argues that moksa cannot be understood as the only intrinsic good, lest we find ourselves with unworkable notions of moral merit and demerit.
The journey is in the words of Zimmer "from the shore of spiritual ignorance (avidya), desire (kama), and death (mara), to the yonder back of transcendental wisdom (vidya), which is liberation (moksa) from this general bondge"(1969: 475).
6, 2013); Kwak Sun-hee, Ship-ja-ga-cuLle-mi [The Meaning of Carrying My Cross]; Kwak Sun-hee Moksa Solgyojip 30 (Seoul: Gye Mong Moon-hwa-sa, 2002), 159161; ChoYong-gi, Ok-chungSea-shin [A Commentary on the Prison Epistles]; ChoYong-gi Moksa Sin-yakSong-gyongKang-haeChon-jip 16 (Seoul: Seoul Mal-sum-sa) 226.
Across the board the region's wines remain value driven for every style and palate, says Noon Inthasuwan-Summers, beverage director at MOKSA in Cambridge, MA.
2010, Rohk ja kestus moksa keele Kesk-Vadi murdes.--Journal of Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics 1, 99-111.
(2006, 9) Karmic liberation, then, need not be the Vedic moksa or kaivalya or the pre-Mahayana arhat's attainment of nirvana or tantric reincarnation.
As Sinha (1987) observes, "Vidya is moksa. Vidya is knowledge of Brahman or Atman in oneself and in all creatures" (p.
The four aims of life include the observation of a spiritual discipline (dharma), the creation of a balanced life (artha), the enjoyment of the production from one's work (kama), and the freedom from the cycle of suffering (moksa).
In truth, disengagement from the "cycle" is attainable only for those who abandon the demands of life for the consolation of the final withdrawal as prescribed by Hinduism, moksa being the ability to avoid an "involuntary involvement in samsara" (Sharma 116), the cycle of reincarnation that is the fate of all those who have the burden of karma to resolve.
(14.) Hirst M, Astell CR, Griffith M, Coughlin SM, Moksa M, Zeng T, et al.
Eastern thinkers, on the contrary, tend to believe that a state of perfection is possible for human beings in this life, largely through their own efforts but only after many rebirths, many efforts at achieving moksa or nirvana.