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Definitions for Nirvana
nɪrˈvɑ nə, -ˈvæn ə, nər-Nir·vana

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nirvana, enlightenment(noun)

    (Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness

  2. Eden, paradise, nirvana, heaven, promised land, Shangri-la(noun)

    any place of complete bliss and delight and peace

Wiktionary

  1. nirvana(Noun)

    complete cessation of suffering; a blissful state attained through realization of sunyata; enlightened experience.

  2. nirvana(Noun)

    state of paradise; heightened or great pleasure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nirvana(noun)

    in the Buddhist system of religion, the final emancipation of the soul from transmigration, and consequently a beatific enfrachisement from the evils of wordly existence, as by annihilation or absorption into the divine. See Buddhism

  2. Origin: [Skr. nirva.]

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  1. Nirvana

    Nirvāṇa is an ancient Sanskrit term used in Indian religions to describe the profound peace of mind that is acquired with moksha. In shramanic thought, it is the state of being free from suffering. In Hindu philosophy, it is union with the Brahman. The word literally means "blown out" and refers, in the Buddhist context, to the imperturbable stillness of mind after the fires of desire, aversion, and delusion have been finally extinguished.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nirvana

    nir-vä′na, n. the cessation of individual existence—the state to which a Buddhist aspires as the best attainable. [Sans., 'a blowing out.']

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Nirvâna

    the name given to the consummation of bliss in the Hindu, but especially the Buddhist, religions, synonymous with extinction, which in the Hindu creed means the extinction of individuality by absorption in the Divine Being, and in Buddhism, not, as some presume, the extinction of existence, but the extinction of agitation of mind through the crucifixion of all passion and desire, the attainment of self-centred, self-sufficient quiescence of being, or rest and peace of soul.

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  1. navarin

  2. Anirvan

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nirvana in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nirvana in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Nirvana in a Sentence

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    One of the craziest things about' Panini,' is it introduced me to Nirvana's album' Nevermind,' it's like I always seen the cover but I never actually listened to it. And people was like,' Wow, he sampled' Nirvana.'' I was like, no. It's like, I didn't realize I was using almost the exact same melody.

  2. Ted McCaffrey:

    Buy online pickup in store is every CEO's nirvana.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    You are the ultimate luxury. There is a great altar of love in me, you are so beautiful that you want to worship and kiss your feet, bow and bow before your divine beauty, there are powerful vibrations of love emanating from my soul, these are powerful signals of a deep obsession with love. The fire of my infinite love for you will illuminate and burn this world and hundreds of billions of worlds around me, my love is deeper than the universe itself, my whole inner world is dedicated only to you alone, all my thinking is crazy and dreams of you, everything says in me that I need only you are one among all worlds and universes. It seems to me that my penis will explode with horny, the heart will not sustain a huge amount of love, and the mind will go crazy. Thoughts about you are a cute sweet erotic of true love feelings. My heart is the soul of the soul and my male sexual organ are completely in love with you, it is useless to even try to fall in love with another, it is absolutely useless, because I only want you alone in the whole universe. The taste of your kisses is the taste of your sweet tender soul, these are kisses of higher and at the same time deep feelings. I want to thoroughly insatiably lick and kiss literally every millimeter of your body and soul. From your kiss and touch, I fly away to nirvana, it's a billion times better than sex is a taste of true love, a trillion times better than anything else in this universe. Emotions are amplified trillions of times and the heart is supposedly stopping now from a high amount of heartbeat, adrenaline of love and happiness is going through the roof. I feel nothing but love, passion, excitement and delight, only true happiness from the fact that you are with me. You are my erotic sex muse of true love, erotic relaxation music. You are a flame that caresses, but does not burn. Cold, but sweet like an ice cream you quickly conceal from caress, sweet as sugar. You are a masterpiece of confectionery, a divine dessert, too much juicy and sweet as the most expensive, precious delicacy of the highest pleasure. Seconds with you are priceless, it seems that life has not lived in vain. I would have pounced like a wild lion on you with kisses. You have the sweetest skin tone, the rarest and the most perfect one for the envy of all, so soft, tender, sensually sexy. It seems that the most beautiful and fashionable created for your image. My male sexual organ is in love only with you, he is obsessed with your beauty, he wants and loves you more and more powerful, every day he longs for you more and more and it cannot be stopped. I feel powerful to what extent you are beautiful. You are the supreme pleasure and bliss for my eyes, nerves, the heart seems to break from love, and the soul as if wants to escape from my body and have wild sex with your soul. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Rabindranath Tagore:

    Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come.

  5. Andreas Simic:

    The search for happiness is often fraught with many twists and turns, each one challenging our belief that we can truly find nirvana. Andreas Simic

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