Buddhism

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Key words for gcse Buddhism
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Anatta No Self/Soul
Anicca Impermanence
Dukkha Suffering
Magga Follow the middle way
Samudhaya/Tanha Suffering is caused by desire/craving
Nirodha To end suffering you must overcome craving
Ahimsa Non-Violence
Karuna Compassion
Metta Loving Kindness
Buddha An enlightened being
Dharma Teachings of the Buddha
Dhammapada A Pali Canon scripture
Karma Action
Punya Good karma(merit)
Papa Bad karma(merit)
The Eightfold Path the way to follow the middle way- mental training
The Five Precepts Do not harm life, Do not steal, Do not misuse sex or the senses, Do not misuse speech, Do not cloud the mind with intoxicants.
Bhikkhuni A Buddhist Nun
Bhikkhu A Buddhist Monk
Nibbana Place of peace- free from the wheel of samsara
Samsara The cycle of life, death and rebirth
Samatha Meditation- state of calmness
Siddhartha Gautama The name of the historical Buddha.
Sutra The word of the Buddha
Sangha The community or assembly, of monks, nuns, lay men and lay women, depending on the form of Buddhism practised.
Tipitakas The three baskets- the Vinaya, Sutta and Abhidamma.- or Pali Canon.
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