Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Buddhism the three main types of pain, suffering, or stress: physical and mental, impermanence, and conditioned states

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Pali

Examples

  • Nik. 44 the word dukkha is replaced by sakkâya, individuality, which is apparently regarded as equivalent in meaning.

    Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 1

  • The word dukkha etymologically means a 'bitter space' and this seems to me to have echoes in such ideas as 'the dark night of the soul'.

    lotusinthemud

  • I have always like comparing this to the Buddhist concept of "dukkha" or unsatisfactoriness, disquieted, uneasy .... the inherent wrongness of conscious life.

    Karen Kisslinger: Is Human Life a Mental Illness?

  • Adherents claim that Buddhism is a very practical philosophy, which teaches us to focus our attention on personal experience, to determine what is the cause of our discontents ( "dukkha") and to find a way to liberate ourselves from these, all the while expressing "metta", which is universal, unconditional love, and "karuna", which roughly translates to "compassion", towards others.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Adherents claim that Buddhism is a very practical philosophy, which teaches us to focus our attention on personal experience, to determine what is the cause of our discontents ( "dukkha") and to find a way to liberate ourselves from these, all the while expressing "metta", which is universal, unconditional love, and "karuna", which roughly translates to "compassion", towards others.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Adherents claim that Buddhism is a very practical philosophy, which teaches us to focus our attention on personal experience, to determine what is the cause of our discontents ( "dukkha") and to find a way to liberate ourselves from these, all the while expressing "metta", which is universal, unconditional love, and "karuna", which roughly translates to "compassion", towards others.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Adherents claim that Buddhism is a very practical philosophy, which teaches us to focus our attention on personal experience, to determine what is the cause of our discontents ( "dukkha") and to find a way to liberate ourselves from these, all the while expressing "metta", which is universal, unconditional love, and "karuna", which roughly translates to "compassion", towards others.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Adherents claim that Buddhism is a very practical philosophy, which teaches us to focus our attention on personal experience, to determine what is the cause of our discontents ( "dukkha") and to find a way to liberate ourselves from these, all the while expressing "metta", which is universal, unconditional love, and "karuna", which roughly translates to "compassion", towards others.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Adherents claim that Buddhism is a very practical philosophy, which teaches us to focus our attention on personal experience, to determine what is the cause of our discontents ( "dukkha") and to find a way to liberate ourselves from these, all the while expressing "metta", which is universal, unconditional love, and "karuna", which roughly translates to "compassion", towards others.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Adherents claim that Buddhism is a very practical philosophy, which teaches us to focus our attention on personal experience, to determine what is the cause of our discontents ( "dukkha") and to find a way to liberate ourselves from these, all the while expressing "metta", which is universal, unconditional love, and "karuna", which roughly translates to "compassion", towards others.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.