Determination to be free

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The definite decision to be free of samsara and to gain liberation, based on total conviction that a true stopping (true cessation) of suffering is possible and that a true pathway mind (true path) will bring that stopping about, and with which one is willing to give up true suffering and its true causes.

Tibetan: ངེས་འབྱུང་། nges-'byung

Sanskrit: niḥsaraṇa

Pali: nissaraṇa

J. Hopkins: Thought definitely to leave cyclic existence

Synonyms: Renunciation

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Deutsch: Entschlossenheit frei zu sein

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