kaivalya

noun
kai·​val·​ya | \ kīˈvəlyə \
plural -s

Definition of kaivalya

: the final state of Jain and Vedantic salvation characterized as absolute release of one's jiva from all entanglements with ajiva : self-directed liberation

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History and Etymology for kaivalya

Sanskrit, from kevala exclusively one's own, alone, whole

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“Kaivalya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kaivalya. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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