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Buddhist philosophy - by AL, March 13

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extensively
to a great extent
metaphysics
the branch of philosophy that deals with the first principles of things, including abstract concepts such as being, knowing, identity, time, and space.
phenomenology
the science of phenomena as distinct from that of the nature of being
ethics
the philosophical study of moral values and rules
epistemology
the philosophical theory of knowledge
speculation
a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
unsympathetic
lacking in sympathy and kindness
procedural
applying to methods of enforcement and rules of procedure
reification
make (something abstract) more concrete or real
nihilism
Philosophy the belief that nothing in the world has a real existence
holy city
phrases used to refer to Heaven (đất thánh)
deer
nai
monk
a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work (thầy chùa)
liable
held legally responsible
noble truth
having or showing fine personal qualities or high moral principles:
fulfilment
a feeling of satisfaction at having achieved your desires
temporarily
for a limited time only
optimistic
expecting the best
ends
...
the zest for life
niềm say mê của cuộc đời
cease
terminate, gone...
analogy
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
Commandments
God's laws (lời răn)
deprived
bị tước đoạt
embrace
a close affectionate and protective acceptance
indulgent
tolerant or lenient
austere
practicing great self-denial
Livelihood
Means of making a living or providing financial support
sermon
an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service) - bài giảng
symbolising
the act of representing something with a symbol
cyclic
recurring in cycles
in essence
being the essence or essential element of a thing
causality
the relation between causes and effects
revelation
an enlightening or astonishing disclosure
spontaneously
resulting from a natural feeling
Dependant origination
is similar to cause and effect, and closely links to the Four Noble Truths. Desire causes suffering, one is dependent on the other. Following the path causes desire to reduce and so causes suffering to be reduced.
woven
dệt
benevolent
having or showing or arising from a desire to promote the welfare or happiness of others
divine
being or having the nature of a god
Jews
Do thái
authoritarian
characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule
dogma
giáo điều, , a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof
doctrine
(n.) a belief, principle, or teaching; a system of such beliefs or principles; a formulation of such beliefs or principles
persistence
the act of persisting or persevering (bền chí, kiên trì)