Act of enlightening, or the state of being enlightened or instructed.
- The act or a means of enlightening.
- The state of being enlightened.
- A philosophical movement of the 18th century that emphasized the use of reason to scrutinize previously accepted doctrines and traditions and that brought about many humanitarian reforms. Used with the.
- Buddhism & Hinduism A blessed state in which the individual transcends desire and suffering and attains Nirvana.