Tattva

Tattva (Sanskrit, (that-ness») In Buddhism tattva does not carry the same technical … Read More

Skandhas

Skandhas (Sanskrit, «group»; Pali, khandhas means aggregate, quantity and multitude. In Buddhism the five … Read More

Pali

Pali is the language of the Hinayana or Theravada Buddhism, a derivative … Read More

Nibbana

Nibbana (Pali, from Sanskrit nirvana) is a Buddhist term, which definition … Read More

Moksa

Moksa, Sanskrit of moksha, also known as vimoskha in Hinduism it is … Read More

Mantra

Definition Generically mantra refers to sacred words or syllables used repeatedly in … Read More

Manas

Definition Manas, (Sanskrit, «mind») in Sanskrit means literature, mind, the … Read More

Karma

What is Karma is Sanskrit for «deed.» In both Hinduism … Read More

Dukkha

Dukkha, or duhkha (Pali, Sanskrit) is one of the most … Read More

Dhamma cakka

Dhamma-cakka, or dhamma-cakra, (Pali, Sanskrit) «The Wheel of the Doctrine,» … Read More

Buddhi

Buddhi (Sanskrit, «intellect») in Sanskrit (Hindu) literature is the higher … Read More

Atman

Atman, (Sanskrit «self breath») as a term has several meanings, … Read More

Anatta

Anatta (Pali, Sanskrit, anatman, «no-self») is a fundamental precept in Buddhism. It’s … Read More