NIRVANA

is referred to in both Hinduism and Buddhism. In Hinduism, Nirvana is a state of liberation or illumination, whereas in Buddhism, Nirvana is a state of perfect blessedness which is the goal or aim of all spiritual practice.

NIRVANA: "Nirvana is considered a place or state of being referenced in both Hinduism and Buddhism. "
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "NIRVANA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nirvana/ (accessed April 25, 2018).
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