moksha
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈməʊkʃə/
Noun

moksha (uncountable)

  1. In Indian philosophy and theology, the final liberation of the soul or consciousness from samsara and the bringing to an end of all the suffering involved in being subject to the cycle of reincarnation.
    • 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins 2013, p. 5:
      The more merit you earn, the more you are likely to abridge the number of reincarnations you have to go through to reach the kind of enlightened state which gets you to moksha.

Moksha
Proper noun
  1. A language of the Finnic branch of the Uralic language family, spoken by about 428,000 people in the western and southern parts of Mordovia, a dependent republic within Russia, and the adjacent regions of Tambov, Penza, Samara, Ulyanovsk, Saratov, Tatarstan, Buguruslan and Bashkortostan.
Translations Noun

moksha (plural mokshas)

  1. A member of the people who speak this language.
Translations
  • Russian: мокшанин



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