adjective see nirvana

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nirvanic — (ˈ) ̷ ̷|vänik, an adjective : of, relating to, or resembling nirvana nirvanic calm …   Useful english dictionary

  • nirvanic — adjective Pertaining to nirvana; heavenly …   Wiktionary

  • nirvanic — Synonyms and related words: asleep, blank, blankminded, calm, cataleptic, catatonic, cold, comatose, dead, desireless, doped, drugged, empty, empty headed, fatuous, half conscious, inane, inappetent, incogitant, loveless, narcotized, oblivious,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nirvanic — nir·va·nic …   English syllables

  • nirvana — nirvanic, adj. /nir vah neuh, van euh, neuhr /, n. 1. (often cap.) Pali, nibbana. Buddhism. freedom from the endless cycle of personal reincarnations, with their consequent suffering, as a result of the extinction of individual passion, hatred,… …   Universalium

  • Mahayana — Mahāyāna Buddhism …   Wikipedia

  • Ātman (Buddhism) — Ātman ( sa. आत्मन्) or Atta (Pāli) literally means self , but is sometimes translated as soul or ego . The word derives from the Indo European root *ēt men (breath) and is cognate with Old English æthm and German atem [ [http://www.yourdictionary …   Wikipedia

  • nirvana — noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Sanskrit nirvāṇa, literally, act of extinguishing, from nis out + vāti it blows more at wind Date: 1801 1. the final beatitude that transcends suffering, karma, and samsara and is sought especially in… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Śūnyatā — Śūnyatā, शून्यता (Sanskrit noun from the adj. sūnya void ), Suññatā (Pāli; adj. suñña ), stong pa nyid (Tibetan), Kuu, 空 (Japanese), Gong seong, 공성(空性) (Korean), qo ɣ usun (Mongolian) meaning Emptiness or Voidness , is a characteristic of… …   Wikipedia

  • Nirvana Sutra — The Nirvana Sutra, or IAST|Mahāparinirvāṇa Sūtra (Chinese: Niepan Jing (涅槃經); Japanese: Nehankyō (涅槃経); Tibetan: myang das kyi mdo ). [Dharma Dictionary (2008). myang das kyi mdo . Source: [ das kyi mdo]… …   Wikipedia

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