Vimutti: 'deliverance', is of 2 kinds: deliverance of mind; ceto-vimutti and deliverance through understanding; see panna-vimutti.

'Deliverance of mind', in the highest sense, is that kind of concentration samādhi which is bound up with the path of Arahatship arahatta-magga deliverance through understanding' is the knowledge ñāna bound up with the fruition of Arahatship arahatta-phala Cf. A. V, 142.

There are also 5 kinds of deliverance, identical with the 5 kinds of overcoming; pahana.


Maha Thera Nyanatiloka. Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines, Buddhist Publication Society, first edition 1952.

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