Nirvana or Annihilation?

Claude Lorraine

“Often people are afraid when reading Buddhist books, where the interpretation of Nirvana is given as annihilation. No one wants to be annihilated, and people are very much afraid when they read ‘annihilation.’ But it is only a matter of words. The same word in Sanskrit is a beautiful word Mukti. The Sufis call it Fana. If we translate it into English, it is annihilation; but when we understand its real meaning, it is ‘going through’ or ‘passing

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David Price

David Price

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I write about creativity, loving, language learning and psycho/spirituality. I’m a longtime painter and reader.