Author Topic: Nibbana v. Nirvana  (Read 2602 times)

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Re: Nibbana v. Nirvana
« Reply #30 on: April 19, 2019, 09:35:00 pm »
In Theravada Nibbana is portrayed as distinct from samsara, while in Mahayana Nirvana is portrayed as being identical with samsara.  Can anyone explain this apparent contradiction?

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