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anatta

"No self"; the doctrine that there is no soul or permanent essence in people and things.

anichcha

This term means impermanence, constant change.

bodhi

Enlightenment.

bodhisattva

"Enlightenment being"; in Mahayana, a person of deep compassion, especially one who does not enter nirvana, but is constantly reborn to help others; a heavenly being of compassion.

dukkha

This term means sorrow, misery, suffering.

nirvana

The release from suffering and rebirth that brings inner peace.

Sangha

The community of monks and nuns; lowercased, this term refers to an individual monastic community.

sutra

A sacred text, especially one said to record the words of the Buddha.

Tripitaka

The three "baskets," or collections, of Buddhist texts.

stupa

A shrine, usually in the shape of a dome, used to mark Buddhist relics of sacred sites.

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