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Mara (Sanskrit: māra; Chinese: 魔; pinyin: mó; Tibetan Wylie: bdud; Thai: มาร; Sinhalese: මාරයා), in Buddhism, is the demon that tempted Gautama Buddha by trying to seduce him with the vision of beauti…
Buddhist movement started in the 1960s. It is an explicit attempt to combine the teachings of all major Buddhist schools into a form relevant to the modern world. It is most active in the UK and India…
presented in the form of existential nihilism, which argues that life is without objective meaning, purpose, or intrinsic value. Moral nihilists assert that morality does no…
Ordained male Buddhist monk. The literal meaning is 'beggar' or 'one who lives by alms', but Buddhist tradition often defines it as one who sees (ikkhati) the danger (bhaya) in samsara. The female equ…
A bhikkhunī (Pali) or bhikṣuṇī (Sanskrit) is a fully ordained female monastic in Buddhism. Male monastics are called bhikkhus. Both bhikkhunis and bhikkhus live by the Vinaya, a set of rules.