84000 Glossary of Terms

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ཐར་པ། | Glossary of Terms

  • ཐར་པ།

  • ཐར།
  • རྣམ་ཐར།
  • རྣམ་པར་གྲོལ་བ།
  • རྣམ་པར་ཐར་པ་རྣམས།
  • རྣམ་པར་ཐར་པ།
  • རྣམ་པར་ཐར་བ།
  • thar pa
  • rnam par thar pa
  • rnam thar
  • thar
  • rnam par thar ba
  • rnam par grol ba
  • rnam par thar pa rnams
  • mokṣa
  • vimokṣa
  • vimukti
  • Term
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In its most general sense, this term refers to the state of freedom from suffering and cyclic existence, or saṃsāra, that is the goal of the Buddhist path. More specifically, the term may refer to a category of advanced meditative attainment such as those of the “eight liberations.”