The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching Setting & Symbolism

Nhat Hanh
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Dharma

The way of love and understanding, often characterized by a wheel that was initially set in motion by Buddha.

Sutra

A teaching or lesson in the practice of Buddhism

Store Consciousness

Store consciousness is described as, "The field in which every kind of seed can be planted—seeds of suffering, sorrow, fear and anger, and seeds of happiness and hope. When these seeds sprout, they manifest in our mind consciousnesss, and when they do, they become stronger"

Sangha

A group of supportive friends who practice Buddhism and support others in their practice.

bodhisattva

A student of Buddhism

Samahdi

Absorption in the present moment, beyond the relam of materiality and form.

Mindfulness

The practice of being conscious at every moment of the present moment, and taking joy in the mundane activities of life. Right mindfulness is at the heart of the teaching and can be likened to...

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