Glossary

Mokṣa
Type of termDefinition
TermMokṣa
Alternative TermsMoksa, Moksha, Moksh, Liberation, Salvation, Emancipation, emancipated, emancipating, liberated, liberating
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Long Description

The 'liberation' of the soul from its body and thus from the cycle of rebirth because it has no karma and becomes omniscient. The ultimate aim of Jainism is to achieve mokṣa and become a liberated soul in siddha-śilā.

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