Enlightenment (spiritual)

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Enlightenment is a concept found in several religions, including Buddhist terms and concepts, most notably bodhi,[note 1] kensho, and satori. It represents kaivalya and moksha (liberation) in Hinduism,[citation needed] Kevala Jnana in Jainism,[citation needed] and ushta in Zoroastrianism.[citation needed]

Lord Mahavira attaining enlightenment

In Christianity, the word "enlightenment" is rarely used, except to refer to the Age of Enlightenment and its influence on Christianity. Roughly equivalent terms in Christianity may be illumination, kenosis, metanoia, revelation, salvation, theosis, and conversion.[citation needed]

Perennialists and Universalists view enlightenment and mysticism as equivalent terms for religious or spiritual insight.