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  • vimutti

'deliverance', is of 2 kinds:

  • deliverance of mind (ceto-vimutti, q.v.)

  • deliverance through wisdom (paññā-vimutti, q.v.).

'Deliverance of mind', in the highest sense, is that kind of concentration (samādhi) which is bound up with the path of Arahatship (arahatta-magga); 'deliverance through wisdom' is the knowledge (ñāna) bound up with the fruition of Arahatship (arahatta-phala). Cf. A. V, 142.

There are also 5 kinds of deliverance, identical with the 5 kinds of overcoming (pahāna, q.v.).


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