Jivanmukta definition

(Hinduism) A person who, in the Advaita philosophy of Hinduism, has attained nirvikalpa samadhi — the realization of the Self, Parasiva — and is liberated from rebirth while living in a human body.
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A liberated being (not necessarily paramukta).
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of jivanmukta - jivanmukti

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
jivanmukta
Plural:
jivanmuktas

Origin of jivanmukta

  • From Sanskrit जीवन्मुक्ति (jīvan-mukti, “emancipation while still alive”)

    From Wiktionary