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Why aren't Buddhists sad on parinirvana?

The mortal body is usually the source of desire, which is the source of suffering. Those wishing to escape the illusionary world of Samsara to experience nirvana have to rid themselves of desire and ego. Those enlightened Buddhists who die… Full Answer

Is mortaled a word?

Officially, according to the dictionary, no. "Mortal" is - it's an adjective as in "He shuffled off this mortal coil" (meaning he died). However, there is a common slang usage in the North East of England, meaning to get blind… Full Answer