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(Skt., nirvāṇa without remainder; Pāli, anupādisesa-nibbāna).

Final nirvāṇa.the entry into nirvāṇa that occurs at death.at which point according to Buddhist teachings rebirth ceases and personal existence comes to an end. Also known as parinirvāṇa or skandha-parinirvāṇa, meaning the cessation of the five skandhas or aggregates. Final nirvāṇa is to be distinguished from ‘nirvāṇa in this life’ (sopādhiśeṣa-nirvāṇa), in which the individual continues to live as a normal human being as before.

Subjects: Buddhism.

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