Jivanmukti transforms the individual, molds his/her character so that he/she is liberated while still alive. Being free from desiring pleasures of this world and heaven is a supreme level of detachment.
By eliminating latent tendencies and having control over one's senses, jivanmukti can be attained. The following are attributes of those who have attained this status:
- Does no harm to others
- Speaks only the truth
- Remains calm and replies with warmth when verbally assaulted
- Is full of warmth and compassion for others
- Remains humble yet firm
- Values Self-realization only