adjective see salvation

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  • salvational — shənəl, shnəl adjective : of, relating to, or conducive to salvation a salvational religion the individual psyche in different stages of its salvational career Joseph Katz elect him back to the salvational office he had resigned Janet Flanner …   Useful english dictionary

  • salvational — See salvation. * * * …   Universalium

  • salvational — adjective Of or pertaining to salvation. Syn: salvatory …   Wiktionary

  • salvational — adj. pertaining to deliverance, pertaining to redemption; pertaining to a rescue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • salvational — sal·va·tion·al …   English syllables

  • salvation — salvational, adj. /sal vay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of saving or protecting from harm, risk, loss, destruction, etc. 2. the state of being saved or protected from harm, risk, etc. 3. a source, cause, or means of being saved or protected from harm,… …   Universalium

  • monasticism — /meuh nas teuh siz euhm/, n. the monastic system, condition, or mode of life. [1785 95; MONASTIC + ISM] * * * Institutionalized religious movement whose members are bound by vows to an ascetic life of prayer, meditation, or good works. Members of …   Universalium

  • salvation — noun Etymology: Middle English salvacion, from Anglo French, from Late Latin salvation , salvatio, from salvare to save more at save Date: 13th century 1. a. deliverance from the power and effects of sin b. the agent or means that effects… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tathagatagarbha doctrine — In Mahayana and Tantric Buddhism, the Tathāgatagarbha (如來藏) doctrine (often essentially the same as the Buddha nature concept) teaches that each sentient being contains the intrinsic, effulgent Buddhic element or indwelling potency for becoming a …   Wikipedia

  • Eternal Buddha — The idea of an eternal Buddha is a notion popularly associated with the Mahayana scripture, the Lotus Sutra. The Lotus Sutra has the Buddha indicating that he became awakened countless, immeasurable, inconceivable myriads of trillions of aeons (… …   Wikipedia

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