Buddhist Vocabulary

Buddhist Vocabulary

2020-02-03T18:55:55-08:00

Buddhist Vocabulary: Dharma Sanskrit: dharma Pali: dhamma Tibetan: Wylie transliteration: chos, phonetic: chö The term dharma has multiple meanings. It is derived from the Sanskrit root dhri, which means “to hold” or “to maintain.” The three basic definitions are 1) Teachings or Doctrines, 2) Phenomena, 3) Qualities 1. Teachings or Doctrines: - Refers to all teachings or doctrines, whether they are Buddhist or not. - In this sense, dharma is something which holds us from

Buddhist Vocabulary2020-02-03T18:55:55-08:00