Important Buddhist concept translated as "suffering", "pain", or "stress" in relation to life
Second of the Four Noble Truths, selfish desire, which causes dukkha (suffering)
Idea that there is no permanent, underlying substance that can be called a soul
Development or production in the sense of calling into existence; spiritual cultivation
Enlightened one; founder of Buddhism
Person who has attained enlightenment but postpones nirvana in order to help others achieve enlightenment
Condition of great peace or happiness (enlightenment), the final goal of Buddhism
Cycle of death and rebirth to which life in the material world is bound
Sum of a person's actions in this and previous states of existence, viewed as deciding their fate in future existences
Compassion; part of the spiritual path of Buddhism
One of the two major traditions of Buddhism, an oriented spiritual practice as embodied in the ideal of the bodhisattva.
One of the two traditions of Buddhism, emphasises attaining self-liberation through one's own efforts
Buddhist community of monks and nuns
Impermanence; essential doctrine/part of 3 marks of existence
Charts the method of attaining the end of suffering, it comprises the essence of Buddha's teachings,
the Buddhist teaching of the means of attaining Nirvana through rightness of belief
This is attained by utilizing morality, meditation and wisdom, Buddhists often meditate because they believe it helps awaken truth.
The founder of Buddhism who later became known as “the Buddha,”
Siddhartha saw an old man, a sick man, a corpse and an ascetic
Practice that rids the mind of the defilement of delusion, or ignorance

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