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cessation without residue (Skt: nirupadhishesha-nirvana; Tib: lhak-chä-pai nya-ngen dä)

The attainment of nirvana once the contaminated body (the residue) perishes, hence “without residue” or “without remainder.” One of the three types of nirvana. See also cessation with residue and non-abiding nirvana.