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Anatta/no self doctrine
there is no soul or permanent essence in people and things
Bhikku person
a monk, a person who has renouced the world in search of enlightenment
Bodhisattva person
A enlighten being. One foot on earth the other in pure land. Here to help others reach nirvana
Dukkha
sorrow,misery, you need to let go or you will have dukkha
Hinayana
Follow buddha's teachings to the letter, only monks can reach nirvana. South east asia
lama
A tibetan buddhist teacher. a title of honor often given to tibetan monks
dharma
wheel of life.the right way of living. one of the three jewels. the totality of buddhist teaching
mantra
a religous poem from sanskirt
nirvana
the release from suffering and rebirth that brings inner peace
sangha group
a community of monks and nuns. a path of moderation
shunyata
the mahayana notion of empitness the universe is emptiy of perment reality
sutra scriptures
a scared text, records of words of the buddha
arhat
a person who has reached nirvana, the ideal
karuna
compassion, empathy
mudra
a symbolic hand gesture
sutra
a scared text, especially one said to record the words of buddha
vajra
the diamond scepter used in tibetan and other types of buddhist ritual, symbolizing compassion
nibbana
release from dukkha
samsara
everyday world of change,decay and pain
ahimsa
to cause suffering to any being is cruel and unnecessary.
dhammachakra mudra
move ahead in life, dont get stuck on one thing
Middle way
avoiding extremes by acting in a non-attached fashion
anicca
concept that a reality is a constantly changing and has no substance and without premance