Terms-Buddhism: Very Important Key Terms

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Dukkha/Dukha
Is suffering
Tanha/Trishna
Craving
Anicca/Anitya
Change
Anatta/Anarman
Lack of permanent self (No soul)
Buddha
Enlightened or awakened one
Bodhisatta/Bodhisattva
An enlightened being who strives for the enlightenment of others
Nibbana/Nirvana
Enlightenment
Arahant/Arhat
Enlightened person opposite to bodhisattva who don't help others reach enlightenment
Samsara
Cycle of life and death
Kamma/Karma
Action leading to a state of rebirth
Maya
Illusion (delusion)
Sangha
Community-monastic and lay (group of people who practice the religion together)
Dhamma/Dharma
Teachings of Buddha, also the truth
Bhavana
Mental discipline or mediation/formal training
Karuna
Compassion
Panna/Prajna
Wisdom
Sila
Ethical conduct
Upaya
Skillfulness/skill in means