renunciation

The definite determination to be free of samsara and to gain liberation, and with which one is willing to give up true suffering and true causes. Also translated as "determination to be free."

(1) The definite determination to be free of samsara and to gain liberation, and with which one is willing to give up true suffering and true causes. Also translated as "determination to be free." (2) In Theravada, the mental factor to give up all attachment to worldly possessions, social status, and even one's body. When conjoined with a bodhichitta aim, it becomes a far-reaching attitude.

Tibetan: nges-'byung

Sanskrit: naishkramya

J Hopkins: thought definitely to leave cyclic existence.


Other languages

العربية: التخلي
Deutsch: Entsagung
Français: renoncement
Italiano: rinuncia
Русский: отречение
Tiếng Việt: tâm xả ly

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