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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Sanskrit
Origin: nis- 'out' + vati 'it blows'

nirvana

noun
     
Related topics: Buddhism, Hinduism
nir‧va‧na [uncountable]
1RRHRRB the final state of complete knowledge and understanding that is the aim of believers in Buddhism
2 a condition of great happiness and a feeling of peace

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