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"Mumukshutva," also known as "mumuksha," is a fundamental concept in Hindu philosophy, particularly in the context of achieving liberation or moksha. In the six classical systems of Hindu philosophy, known as the shad darshanas, the ultimate goal for the individual soul (atman) is to attain liberation from the cycle of birth and death (samsara) and merge with the ultimate reality or Brahman.

According to these philosophies, the primary obstacle to liberation is the identification of the soul with the physical body and the material world. This identification leads to attachment, desires, and ultimately, the cycle of rebirth. Liberation or moksha is the state of transcending this cycle and realizing one's true nature, which is inherently free and divine.

"Mumukshutva" refers to the intense desire or longing for liberation from this cycle of birth and death. A person who possesses mumukshutva is called a "mumukshu." This desire is characterized by a deep yearning to break free from the bonds of worldly existence and attain spiritual freedom. Mumukshutva is considered a necessary prerequisite for embarking on the path of spiritual practice and realization.

Those who earnestly cultivate mumukshutva engage in various spiritual disciplines such as meditation, self-inquiry, study of scriptures, devotion, and ethical living. Through these practices, they seek to purify their minds, transcend worldly attachments, and realize the ultimate truth of their existence.

Ultimately, mumukshutva leads the seeker towards the state of moksha, where the individual soul merges with the universal consciousness, transcending all limitations and experiencing eternal peace and bliss.