Buddhism Key Words 3

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dhyana
Buddhist meditation
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mala
a string of beads used in worship and meditation
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mandala
a pattern created to represent spiritual reality
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mantra
a phrase chanted in worship or meditation
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mudra
ritual gestures as seen in Buddha images
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puja
Buddhist worship
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rupa
a Buddha image
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samatha
calm, abiding meditation
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thanka
a cloth wall-hanging of a Buddha or Bodhisattva
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Vassa
the time during the monsoon period when many Buddhists retreat to monasteries to spend a few weeks as a monk or nun
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vipassana
insight meditation
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Wesak
Buddha day when the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha are celebrated
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a string of beads used in worship and meditation

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a pattern created to represent spiritual reality

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a phrase chanted in worship or meditation

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ritual gestures as seen in Buddha images

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