nirvana

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nirvana

Paranormal
A state of transcendence of earthly boundaries that is central to Eastern theological thought (e.g., Hinduism, Sikhism Buddhism), in which a person’s soul is freed from its state of bondage to a physical body.
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This implies that any aspect of the experienced world can function as skillful means, sacramentally expressing the nirvanic nature of ordinary things, to whoever is prepared to perceive it.
The sexual union of male and female is in effect the merging of wisdom and compassion as an emblem of the Nirvanic state.
Then came the first ripple on my nirvanic Duck pond.
The non-noble meditators who face the pain of fragility in their meditation but who fail to achieve the nirvanic experience are just like the author cited above.
If an action does not display nirvanic qualities then it cannot be right in terms of Buddhist ethics whatever other characteristics (such as consequences) it might have" (177).
In other words, are we morally compelled to make the optimal choice when we have to choose one of two or more deeds which show different degrees of nirvanic goodness?