The terms "nirvana," "moksa," and "mukti" are employed synonymously in all Jaina texts, and all have the meaning of total liberation or emancipation of the soul from all forms of karmic bondage leading immediately to the status of the Siddha as described in Chatper I (n. 3). The term "nirvana" is additionally employed by the Jainas to indicate the death of a Jina-comparable to the use of the term "parinirvana " among the Buddhists-an event regarded as a kalyanaka (an auspicious occasion,…Continue
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Death in Jainism consist of a variety of concepts and reactions for the soul. Jainism considers death to be a mysterious event that can be experienced by ordinary souls and higher types of souls.
 Types of DeathsAccording to Jainism, there are 17 different types of death:
Bala-marana or Akama marana
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