from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who accepts the teachings of Buddhism.
- adj. Of or pertaining to Buddha, Buddhism, or the Buddhists.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who professes Buddhism; a follower of the religious system founded by Buddha.
- Of or pertaining to Buddha or Buddhism.
- Stupas or topes, large towers, some built in the form of a hemisphere, others partly cylindrical and finished at the top with either a flat circle or a pointed dome-like terminal. The topes were erected in honor of some sacred event or place, and are sometimes employed to contain relics of Buddha or of a saint. In the latter case the tope is called a dagoba.
- Rails, formed of elaborately sculptured pillars, built around topes, temples, and other sacred objects.
- Chaitya halls, cut out of the living rock, and corresponding closely in plan with Christian churches. The positions of the altar or relic-casket, aisles, and apse are frequently the same in both.
- Viharas, or monasteries, originally built of red sandal-wood, but in exceptional circumstances excavated from the solid rock, with halls having their ceilings supported by elaborately sculptured pillars cut from the natural rock, and surrounded by a number of small sleeping-cells. A characteristic of the Buddhist style is the pseudo-arch, formed by courses of stones each overlapping that below it, till the two sides approach so closely that the opening at the top can be covered by a single stone.
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- n. one who follows the teachings of Buddha
- adj. of or relating to or supporting Buddhism
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O dresses up an a japanese chinese nepalese samurai shaolin buddhist monk knight ninja.
Davidson calls buddhist monks the Olympic athletes of meditation, making them ideal candidates for research into how a positive disposition affects our health.
What are you now, some kind of buddhist fount of wisdom?
C&C is a bit 'buddhist' [no one is saved till everyone is saved] but perceptions of it have been so far a bit like the blind men touching different bits of the elephant.
I dont think so, but for some reason, all this native (african/hindu/buddhist/pick one) stuff seems way more entertaining.
Traditional music and marchers hailed the Dalai Lama and other Tibetan exile leaders as they entered the main buddhist temple in Dharamsala, India, the de facto capital of Tibetan exiles for more than half a century.
As a former zen buddhist monk, I spent a great deal of time on a cushion in silence.
A lot of the top 15 is made up of protestant-heavy countries, with the exception of catholic austria and luxembourg and plurality-buddhist singapore and hong kong.
A smart buddist, or buddhist would know that true knowledge is unattainable, therefore the concept of smart would be irrelevant.
| Reply actually, the buddhist symbol is a reversed swastika, going counter-clockwise, not clockwise: D: D: D: D