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exegesis
critical explanation or interpretation
of religious text.
bibliomancy
foretelling thr future by interpreting
a randomly chosen religious text.
bibliolatry
an excessive adherence to the literal
interpretation of religious text.
bodhi
the final enlightenment, which puts
an end to the cycle of transmigration
and leads to nirvana, or spirital release.
buddhism
Brahma
one of tree major gods (vishnu and
shiva) in hinduism.
bramha
in the Upanishads, (hindu writings)
the extreme existance or absolute,
the font of all things.
hermeneutic
the study of the general principals
of religious texts interpretation.
hinayana
the more orthodox, conservative
schools of buddhism.
karuna
in buddhism, the perfect virtue of
compassion.
dhamma
teaching, path, way.
buddhism
zen
important school of buddhism that claims to transmit the spirit or essence
of buddhism which consists in exper-
iencing bodhi.
tanha
thirst or craving that leads to
suffering. (buddhism)
the four noble truths
1. all humans suffer. 2. desire causes
suffering. 3. there is a way to end
suffering. 4. the way is called the
eight fold path.
dharma
law of the universe. law of tradition
and conduct as taught by the
buddha.
the religion from which
buddhism grew....
hinduism