Definitions

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  • adjective of, relating to, or practicing Buddhism
  • noun A practitioner of the religion and philosophy of Buddhism.
  • noun A follower of the Nepalese religious and spiritual teacher, Buddha.

Etymologies

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Buddha +‎ -ist

Examples

  • In order to raise morale and strengthen his following, he tried to combine Buddhist and Marxist values in a new national ideology, “Buddhist socialism, ” a return to fundamental ethical principles that would avoid the abuses of capitalism.

    1956, April 27

  • Brad Halverson, one of only a few members of the group that uses the term Buddhist to describe himself, says this method of group discussion is common in other cultures.

    The Buddhist Channel

  • So the Buddhist is always very careful to see that he passes them in the correct way.

    The Mount Everest Expedition

  • With age, Baume has moved away from bright, abrasive colours towards more peaceful shades of orange, burgundy and red - what she calls the Buddhist family.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • No wonder he strayed from what he described as his Buddhist core values.

    NYT > Home Page

  • No wonder he strayed from what he described as his Buddhist core values.

    NYT > Home Page

  • No wonder he strayed from what he described as his Buddhist core values.

    NYT > Home Page

  • No wonder he strayed from what he described as his Buddhist core values.

    NYT > Home Page

  • No wonder he strayed from what he described as his Buddhist core values.

    NYT > Home Page

  • No wonder he strayed from what he described as his Buddhist core values.

    NYT > Home Page

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