Imagery in the Early Buddhist Texts

Vimutti — Liberation

This is part 13 of a course going systematically through Bhikkhu Analayo's Excursions series.

Illustration by Ayya Vimalayani aka "Ven Yodha"

The culmination of the path, vimutti is the heart at rest, liberated from the defilements.



Hecker similes: 34 and 69.


The Buddha seems to have taken pains to stress the nobility of freedom. Why?