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Nirvana

NIRVANA, the term in Buddhist theology, meaning literally " blowing out "or" dying out," Skt. nirva, " to blow, "for a calm or sinless state or condition of the mind reached by a dying out or extinction of sin (see BUDDHISM).

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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