HyperDic: buddhism

English > 2 senses of the word Buddhism:
NOUNgroupBuddhisma religion represented by the many groups (especially in Asia) that profess various forms of the Buddhist doctrine and that venerate Buddha
cognitionBuddhismthe teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation / meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth
Buddhism > pronunciation
Soundsbuw'dihzahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > Buddhism: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA religion represented by the many groups (especially in Asia) that profess various forms of the Buddhist doctrine and that venerate Buddha.
MembersBuddhistOne who follows the teachings of Buddha
NarrowerHinayanaA major school of Buddhism teaching personal salvation through one's own efforts
MahayanaA major school of Buddhism teaching social concern and universal salvation
Tantrismmovement within Buddhism combining elements of Hinduism and paganism
Zen, Zen Buddhismschool of Mahayana Buddhism asserting that enlightenment can come through meditation / meditation and intuition rather than faith
Broaderreligion, faith, organized religionAn institution to express belief in a divine power
Spanishbudismo
AdjectivesBuddhisticof or relating to or supporting Buddhism
NounsBuddhistone who follows the teachings of Buddha
English > Buddhism: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation / meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth.
Category ofKwan-yin, Kuan Yin(Buddhism) a female Bodhisattva
Lamaist(Buddhism) an adherent of Lamaism
ahimsaA Buddhist and Hindu and especially Jainist doctrine holding that all forms of life are sacred and urging the avoidance of violence
guruA Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher
karma(Hinduism and Buddhism) the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation
mandalaAny of various geometric designs (usually circular) symbolizing the universe
mantra(Sanskrit) literally a 'sacred utterance' in Vedism
nirvana, enlightenment(Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation
samsara(Hinduism and Buddhism) the endless cycle of birth and suffering and death and rebirth
NarrowerLamaism, Tibetan BuddhismA Buddhist doctrine that includes elements from India that are not Buddhist and elements of preexisting shamanism
Mahayana, Mahayana BuddhismOne of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing a common search for universal salvation especially through faith alone
ShingonA form of Buddhism emphasizing mystical symbolism of mantras and mudras and the Buddha's ideal which is inexpressible
Tantra, Tantrismdoctrine of enlightenment as the realization of the oneness of one's self and the visible world
Theravada, Theravada BuddhismOne of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing personal salvation through your own efforts
Zen, Zen BuddhismA Buddhist doctrine that enlightenment can be attained through direct intuitive insight
Broaderreligion, faith, religious beliefA strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
Spanishbudismo
Catalanbudisme
AdjectivesBuddhist, Buddhisticof or relating to or supporting Buddhism
NounsBuddhistone who follows the teachings of Buddha

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