What is “Moksha” in Hinduism?


Moksha in Hinduism and Nirvana in Buddhism are closely related concepts. One of the core beliefs of Hinduism is re-incarnation.

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Everyone is subjected to this never ending cycle of misery and is bound to this suffering by the laws of Karma. Again, Karma mean 'your deeds'. It can be good or bad and you will be given the fruits of your Karma in your next life.

That being said, the ultimate goal for a Hindu is to break away from the cycle of life and death and reach the Brahman. Even the lure of Heaven is a sin originating from greed (Kaama).

is called attaining Moksha or Nirvana.

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