true cessations

Pali tradition:

  1. Elimination of clinging to the five appropriated aggregates, resulting in the cessation of duḥkha and its origins.
  2. Reality that is directly seen by ariyas’ supramundane wisdom.

Sanskrit tradition:

  1. Eradication of both acquired and innate afflictions.
  2. The purified state of the emptiness of the mind that is free from afflictive obscurations.

(Pali: nibbāna, Sanskrit: nirvana)

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