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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An ideal place of harmony and joy. The final state of complete knowledge and understanding that is the aim of believers in Buddhism.

Usage examples (36)
  • Yes, there is a nirvana; it is in leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem.
  • The terms nirvana with residue and nirvana without residue do not apply to Buddhas.
  • Not only does it rhyme with nirvana, it's also a Sanskrit word for a yoga posture to
  • Because here the non-attainment of nirvana is not a punishment -- it's a natural consequence. for more
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