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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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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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The first and primary caregivers, considered important in Buddhism for their service, love, and close karmic relationship to their children.
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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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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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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 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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Element of the eightfold path relating to ethical conduct with the context of one's occupation or livelihood.
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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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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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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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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 …