Meaning Enlightenment
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Usually the full enlightenment of Buddhahood – an omniscient wisdom whose nature is the permanent cessation of mistaken appearance and whose function is to bestow mental peace on all living beings. Ge [..]
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1660s, "action of enlightening," from enlighten + -ment. Used only in figurative sense, of spiritual enlightenment, etc. Attested from 1865 as a translation of German Aufklärung, a name for [..]
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the philosophical and artistic movement growing out of the Renaissance and continuing until the nineteenth century. The Enlightenment was an optimistic belief that humanity could improve itself by app [..]
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An eighteenth-century European and American cultural, scientific and philosophical movement of thinkers. Using reason, they proposed changes to traditional society and the spread of knowledge.
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An 18th-century movement that focused on the ideals of good sense, benevolence, and a belief in liberty, justice, and equality as the natural rights of man. Existentialism
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A Buddhist term which means to have grasped the ultimate reality and escaped the endless repetition of birth, life, death and rebirth.
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Seventeenth and eighteenth century European thought that placed great faith in science and human reason in dealing with social issues.
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Enlightenment is a window manager and desktop environment for Linux and UNIX-based operating systems. It is also a suite of libraries known as EFL (the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries) to create us [..]
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11.0pt">:  During the eighteenth century primarily in Europe and North America, an intellectual movement stressing the improvement of human society by the application of reason.
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(n) education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge(n) (Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire a [..]
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(n) in religious or spiritual use, a common English translation of the Sanskrit word Bodhi
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a philosophical movement of the 18th century characterised by an emphasis on human reason and science rather than on tradition and beliefs. This rationalism had a considerable influence in politics, e [..]
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Also known as 'The Age Of Reason'. An intellectual movement of the 17th and 18th Centuries. A humanist movement which emphasized the power of reason above all else. Tended to emphasize empir [..]
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The Scottish contribution to the Europe-wide intellectual movement of Enlightenment in the 18th century was unusually rich, covering moral philosophy, ...
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generally, to clarify information. In some Asian religions, enlightenment is the highest level of understanding and clarification. Eucharist
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see Nirvana Eternalism
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Also known as 'The Age Of Reason'. An intellectual movement of the 17th and 18th Centuries. A humanist movement which emphasized the power of reason above all else. Tended to emphasize empir [..]
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Attainment of a higher awareness of the reality beyond the illusion (Maya).
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An act of enlightening, or the state of being enlightened or instructed. A concept in spirituality, philosophy and psychology related to achieving clarity of perception, reason and knowledge. * p [..]
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(definite article) A 17th and 18th-century philosophical movement in European history; the Age of Enlightenment or Age of Reason emphasizing rationalism. * '''1997''', Chris Horrocks




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