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A Pali word for the foundations (or establishments) of mindfulness. The four foundations are body, feelings, mind and dhammas (mental objects). The tag also refers to sutras on this subject such as th…
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Questions about mindfulness practice as part of meditation. This includes but is not limited to mindfulness on body, breath and thoughts and intentions.
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A being on the spiritual quest (Theravada) or an awakened being who vowed to indefinitely stay in Samsara for the sake of others (Mahayana).
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The Pali word for generosity or giving. One of the ten perfections along with virtue, renunciation, wisdom, effort, patience, truth, determination, friendliness, and equanimity.
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The first and primary caregivers, considered important in Buddhism for their service, love, and close karmic relationship to their children.
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that of Sotāpanna (Pali; Sanskrit: Srotāpanna), literally meaning "one who enters (āpadyate) the stream (sotas)," with the stream being the supermundane Noble Eightfold Path regarde…
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Element of the eightfold path relating to ethical conduct in the context of the spoken word. Covers abstention from lying, abuse, divisive speech and idle chatter.
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a Buddhist term that literally means "continuous movement" and is commonly translated as "cyclic existence", "cycle of existence", etc. Within Buddhism, samsa…
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Buddhist artistic practices including mandalas, statues and stupas. Buddhist art typically depicts Buddha, Bodhisattvas or other historic or mythic figures. Also includes objects used for ritual such …
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Mental factors that hinder progress in meditation. The five hindrances are sensual desire, ill will, sloth/torpor, anxiety and doubt
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Element of the eightfold path relating to ethical conduct with the context of one's occupation or livelihood.
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In Buddhist phenomenology and soteriology, the skandhas (Sanskrit) or khandhas (Pāḷi), aggregates in English, are the five functions or aspects that constitute the sentient being: matter, sensation, p…
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Making Merits (pali: puñña) means practicing beneficial deeds on the Path of practice in Buddhisms. This tag is used for question in regard of making merits.
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Element of the eightfold path relating to meditation. Covers both the over application and under application of effort within practice.
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related to books either a question about a particular book or taking it's inspiration from the book. The tag is different to the texts tag as it does not necessary relate to canonic…
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Buddhist studies, also known as Buddhology (although the latter term is sometimes reserved for the study of Buddhas rather than that of Buddhism as a whole), is the academic study of Buddhism.
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How Buddhism promotes and interacts with related to physical and mental well being. Can relate to illness, stress or difficulties in personal relationships.
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Element of the eightfold path relating to wise states of mind, including non-greed, non-anger, and non-delusion.
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Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni, or simply the Buddha, was a sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded. He is believed to have lived and taught mostly in eastern India …