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NIRVANA

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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 709 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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NIRVANA, the term in Buddhist theology, meaning literally " blowing out " or " dying out," Skt. nirvĀ¢, " to blow," fora calm or sinless state or condition of the mind reached by a dying out or extinction of sin (see BUDDHISM).
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