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What is moksha in Buddhism?
Moksha, more commonly referred to as Nirvana in Buddhism, is a liberation from Samsara (a cycle of rebirth and suffering). Nirvana is the end goal of the Buddhist path, as it is referred to as "the highest happiness." In this way, Moksha could be called a transcendence into another, utopian world. To reach Moksha/Nirvana, a person must free themselves from all desires, anger, and other afflicting states.
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Moksha is the acheivement of freedom from the rebirth cycle.
Buddhism is a one of the six major religions started in Gya, the place in India. It is based on the teachings Siddhartha Gautama, known as the Buddha or "awakened one". So…me of the main teachings of Buddhism include the Four Noble Truths, Karma and the Eightfold Path. Buddhism can also be thought of as a philosophy or a science of mind, as Buddhists do not believe in a creator God. Buddhism is a path of practice and spiritual development leading to Insight into the true nature of life. Buddhist practices such as meditation are means of changing oneself in order to develop the qualities of awareness, kindness, and wisdom. The experience developed within the Buddhist tradition over thousands of years has created an incomparable resource for all those who wish to follow a path - a path which ultimately culminates in Enlightenment or Buddha hood. Because Buddhism does not include the idea of worshiping a creator god, some people do not see it as a religion in the normal, Western sense. The basic tenets of Buddhist teaching are straightforward and practical: nothing is fixed or permanent; actions have consequences; change is possible. Thus Buddhism addresses itself to all people irrespective of race, nationality, or gender. It teaches practical methods (such as meditation) which enable people to realize and utilize its teachings in order to transform their experience, to be fully responsible for their lives and to develop the qualities of Wisdom and Compassion. There are around 350 million Buddhists and a growing number of them are Westerners. They follow many different forms of Buddhism, but all traditions are characterized by non-violence, lack of dogma, tolerance of differences, and, usually, by the practice of meditation.
A soul that acheves moksha is free from wants, fear, and pain. EVENTS THAT OCCUR AFTER ATTAINING MOKSHA We would realize that, 1. All the activities merge i…nto a single giant activity called life. 2. Under chaotic conditions life is analog (It depends), which after Moksha becomes digital (Do / Don't). Thus, dreams are directly converted into actions. 3. Negative attitude raises to become one with the positive attitude. This also eradicates manual force between the attitudes, that we use to tide over a crisis and is responsible for Karma. 4. Life becomes extremely flexible but perfectly reversible 5. All data that we have merge to form a single pool of knowledge. This knowledge is analog. Therefore, it is not compatible with Modern languages. 6. We would be able to understand all aspects of life including god, science, emotions, consciousness, mental disorders, etc. 7. All sensations merge to form the sixth sense. Use of sense organs individually becomes forbidden. 8. We appear differently to different people. This enables us to appease people of very diverse natures. 9. Interposed between our body and mind is a three dimensional, bi directional user interface, which also acts as a bi directional analyzer, filter and buffer. The three dimensions are, 1. Vertical - In this dimension are the seven basic Hindu gods, viz. Indra, Shakti, Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Shani and Yama, 2. Horizontal/ Left to right - the four Varnas, viz. Brahmana, Kshatriya, Vaishya and Shudra, 3. Horizontal / Back to front - the four kinds of time, viz. 1. At any time 2. In between 3. Before 4. henever possible 10. It is the above variable factors that are responsible for Karma and cause transformation of an activity every time we repeat it, which is what we call Reincarnation. 11. Brahman is the Complete Origional User Interface of life, working automatically. 12. Use of gods, Varnas, and time, both manually and automatically, would enable us to understand the how life is autocorrected. This knowlede is what we call Brahmajnana. 13. Under ideal conditions all the seven gods merge to form the supreme Hindu god Brahman, we would have Brahmana Varna and eternal time. This state is called as 'eternal bliss'. This is the ultimate state of life a Hindu can have. Thus, we would feel that after Moksha life would be effortless, efficient, mistake free and we would know how it works.
Answer No 1 Buddhist enlightenment is called Nirvana, while Hinduism enlightenment is called Moksha. Answer No. 2. Though, NIRVANA and MOKSHA can't be understood until you bec…ome so, but still I wanted to try to put some as per some realised Lamas. Nirvana in Buddhism: 1. Nirvana means when one happens to be a Buddha. A Buddha is like a millions of scattered water droplets in the air. A Buddha's biggest contribution is what he/she had taught while on earth. Sometimes all droplets get collected to form a thick cloud giving relief from the scorching sun. It may not be the intention of the cloud to relief you that way, but it is the innate nature of the cloud. This is a proof of the presence of water droplets of that nature in the air. Similarly, presence of the basic nature of Buddhas is felt during deep meditations. Again, it may not be the intention of the Buddhas to make us feel that way, but it is the innate nature of their effects. 2. Once Nirvana is achieved, you are free from the following concepts which are caused and pure illusions:I, me, mine, his, her, their and yours.sweet , sour, bitter, salty all all.anger, jealous, tears, ego and ignorance.body, beauty, ugly, fair, wheatish, black, bald, hairy, short, tall, fat , slim etc.equal to, less than, greater than.good, bad, nice, nicest, best, worst, soso, ok and so on.today, tomorrow, last year, next century and so on.insulting, praising, winning, defeating, judging, comparing, punishing, excusing, surprising and so on.stress, frustrations, depression, expectations, impressions, attraction, repulsion, illness , sickness and so on.Intention, evaluation, decision and actions. This is because a Buddha doesn't cause these effects and he is the most skillful while not doing that. 3. Nirvana means a state of no ignorance, full of wisdom, no more interpretation required, no more understanding required. Nirvana is full stop to the understanding and investigation. 4. The bliss of Nirvana is like as if you are continuously in the climax of bed where all the concepts like a beautiful wife, a handsome husband, bad, good , rich, poor, jealousy, anger etc get suddenly collapsed to a zero knowledge, but filled with only pleasure. 5.Love and compassion in a Buddha is like a sea accommodating all forms of life from the wildest shark to the most lovely vulnerable creatures in it with no complain. 6. A Buddha can help you through his highly skillful teachings, techniques and vibrations. More than that he will do nothing for your bad karma. He will not punish you as well. 7. Having rebirth is completely a choice of a Buddha. It depends on reasons. A serious reason may get eligible to cause a rebirth of a Buddha. Normally, there remains no such reasons, that is why Buddhas are not born again. Therefore, whether a rebirth is good or bad depends of the reasons and the realization of those reasons. 8. Every living beings have the qualities to become a Buddha. The most important and basic quality is the sense of love and compassion. Many a times, animals exhibit better compassion than humans. Human beings have a high level of opportunities due to the advanced body faculties. 9. Buddha-hood is possible only through the realisation of the true nature of so called the existence of this universe. That is just a continuum of ever changing moments. MOKSHA in Hinduism: I will try to write as per what i understood from Hindu gurus on Astha television channel in India. Therefore, I am already having almost no knowledge about the deep Hindu teachings. Plz forgive me and correct me while doing mistakes. 1. After attaining MOKSHA, you are completely accepted by the GODs and your soul remains with them, obeying them and so blissed. 2. MOKSHA is through good KARAMs. Good KARAM means complete faith and devotion to GODs and services to them. Some Gurus say, we should become complete slaves of GODs. It is when one absorbs the complete wisdom of GODs. You are in a complete happiness after MOKSHA. 3. Therefore, in MOKSHA one is seeing the GODS called DARSHAN all the times. His/her all past bad KARAMs are now zero. He/she will never commit bad karma after that due to the bliss of GODs calle KIRPA. 4. MOKSHA is for laymen. MOKSHA is not for GODs who are already beyond that. Therefore, MOKSHA is an opportunity given by GODs for laymen to be with the GODS. In other words, After MOKSHA you are the most lovable, able and skilled Devotee called BHAKTI of GODs, but not equivalent to GODs. 5. There is less interpretations about the relationship between animals and MOKSHA. Though, understanding of the qualities of COWs may help us on the way to MOKSHA through Lord Krishna. 6. MOKSHA is an end to the rebirth cycle. 7. Even in the state of MOKSHA, it is just to felt angry for the sake of GODs, his creations and followers.
so that they can be freed from the cycle of birth, death and rebirth (samsara). Hindus believe that when they are freed from the samara (birth ,death, rebirth) they can be wit…h BRAHMAN (which is their god)
Path of work, path of knowledge, and path of devotion Path of work, path of knowledge, and path of devotion One has to understand that Moksha (liberation) is not so…mething very cheap to accomplish. It requires lot of determination in living austere life. When I say austere life means not like one abandon all his material comfort and go and meditate in a jungle. One who lives unattached in his existing living condition is said to be following austere life. When we talk about Moksha what does that mean.? When the soul leaves the current body it travels to it's source where it came from. For ex when a prisoner is released where he goes permanently.? He goes back to his home to re-union with his family. Similarly when the Soul leave the current body and without transmigrating from one material body to another material body it directly goes to the spiritual sky then we say the soul has attained Moksha (liberation).
the four paths to moksha are bhakti, karma, jnana and raja
Moksha is important because it ends the soul's or conciousness's suffering and pain.
There is no conflict between dharma and moksha. Dharma is doing the right thing. Moksha is moving beyond limitations. Dharma is a means to moksha. There are infi…nite ways to achieve moksha, dharma is just one path to achieving it. Most people use a combination of paths in their journey of life to attain moksha.
Most religions believe in salvation. In Hinduism, salvation is termed moksha. Hinduism believes in the moksha of the soul.
As Shri Ramakrishn Kshirasagar Swami' has said " For getting 'moksh' one should have '0' runanubandh. When we do any karm and if it is related to someone and if we or that p…erson remembers it, then 'runanubandh' automatically gets generated. That's why in 'Bhagvat Geeta' Lord Krishna has said that " Karmannevadhikaraste ma faleshu kadachan" Karma and Moksha: Before trying to understand Moksha it has to be realized that in the original form Moksha meant freedom to change Varnas and thus have unlimited knowledge (Brahma Jnana) and unlimited freedom. However, the exaggerated freedom made individual life and the society unstable and thus Moksha was redefined making not only Moksha but also Karma and Reincarnation look enigmatic. Karma: Karma is the mechanism that enables us to blend Moving and Braking forces of thoughts and activities in four different ways, thus enabling us to have four different Varnas. In the redefined form, Karma means a deed and good Karma or good deed enables us to have a higher Varna in the next life. Moksha: Originally Moksha meant freedom to change Varnas. In the redefined form Moksha means release from cycles of Reincarnation. In the original form, to attain Moksha, one had to prevent reincarnation or transformation of activities that is inevitable when an activity is repeated. The transformation is due to variations in Braking or Inertial force associated with activities. Thus, in the original form, Karma is the mechanism that enables us to have all the four Varnas and Moksha is the freedom that the four Varnas give. In the redefined form, good Karma enables us to escape from repeated cycles of reincarnation.
It has a lot of benefits. Sorta difficult to tell in a word or two. Unlike other religions in the world, nobody is forced to believe anything in the Buddhist philosophy. Lord …Buddha (actually it is just Buddha) himself stated that no one needs to believe what he says just because he said it. Hear it, think about it, if you think it is right accept it; is what he said.
It would take 20 years............ or more than that.......... If you have good behavior, good thoughts you would achieve that in a small time.......... but if u are like the …rude persons it would take after your life........... For some it may take a second. There is no written guarantee that a person will get moksha ,even though it is the ultimate goal of human. It may take births and hundreds or thousands of re-birth ,to finally understand the meaning of moksha,and many re-birth to satisfy all your desires (even from previous births) finally to reach the goal.
Buddhism cannot give you all your answers straight away. It is you who changes your life; Buddhism just guides you on your way. Buddhism helps you create the paths then walks …along it with you. Yuo have to work hard to find it in yourself
Moksha or Nirvana is deliverance in Hinduism from the cycle of birth and death with the intervening periods of stay in heaven and hell according to a person's good and bad dee…ds. This happens when the person has no bad deeds in his/her account. Hindus believe that all people are governed by this rule, hindus as well as those who are not. Acting according to 'dharma' adds to the good deeds and cancels bad deeds. 'Dharma' is fulfillment of one's duties and responsibilities and engaging in righteous action.
The two primary forces of Human beings: To know what Moksha is, we must know that we have, 1. A mighty, inexhaustible and uncontrollable Involuntary force 2. A small, tra…nsient and easily controllable Voluntary force. Brahman is Involuntary force in the purest form. All other Hindu gods are a blend of Involuntary and Voluntary forces. Thus, we can attain Moksha easily through a Hindu god by getting rid of the voluntary component of that god. Shiva and Krishna are best suited for this purpose. Voluntary/ Manual force - the double edged sword: The Voluntary force is the shockabsorber of our life, as it enables us to change with great ease. However, its over use makes our life unstable, chaotic and also abolishes thinking. It is at this stage that we must attain Moksha. This involves getting rid of, 1. Differences among the various activities of our life 2. Our ability to change. Advantages of Involuntary/ Automatic force: Leading a life with pure involuntary force would, 1. Make our life effortless and stress free 2. Get rid of our acquired knowledge and enable us to use pure Inborn knowledge called Brahma Jnana. The Hindu paths to Moksha: The transient, manual force is necessary to deal with a change and thus whenever we become helpless we have a tendency to use it and thus make our life stressful and tiring. There are four ways of avoiding use of voluntary force and getting rid of it from our life. 1. Bhakti Marga: In this we develop faith in the involuntary force and keep using it even if it leads to repeated disasters, until the involuntary force, 1. Finds similarities among all the activities of our life 2. Gets rid of activities that are grossly dissimilar 2. Karma Marga: The Karma acts as a band filter, filtering off activities producing both positive and negative emotions and allowing just unemotional activites. Cycles of rebirth doesn't mean that we are born again and again. It is just symbolic of repeated starting of a new ways of life whenever our life is ruined. 3. Jnana Marga: In this we try to find out similarities among all activities of our life and ways to discard or ignore differences among them. 4. Raja Marga: Since the Involuntary force is mightier, in this approach we use it with Kingly authority, with the hope that voluntary activities surrender, thus enabling us to execute all the activities with the Involuntary force only. Original Meditation - the easiest and the most reliable way to attain Moksha: In this, we sit motionless and keep generating involuntary force, by Isometrically contracting (hardening) the lower end of the band like Hyoglossus muscles, that extend from the sides of our tongue downwards to the U-shaped hyoid bone above our Adam's apple. This would filter off all Voluntary activities and thus enable us to attain Moksha. This is the final common pathway to Moksha even when we use any one of the Margas to attain Moksha. Original Meditation was the first choice of all sages, who attained Moksha.
Moksha is translated as liberation and also nirvana. Liberation here means to be free from suffering and the cycle of existence. Moksha is one kind of nirvana, it is not, how…ever, the full attainment of Buddhahood. Basically, yes.