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NIRVANA

in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude

The meaning of the word nirvana is in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude.

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