According to Hinayana, what an arhat or Buddha attains upon death, when the stream of continuity of his or her tainted aggregates is cut, like the extinguishing of a butter lamp.

Tibetan: yongs-su mya-ngan 'das

Sanskrit: parinivāṇa

Other languages

Deutsch: Parinirvana
Русский: Паринирвана
Tiếng Việt: Tịch tịnh niết bàn