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  Posted on Aug.17.2009 @ 07:39PM EDT by chontri

O monks, even if you have insight that is pure and clear but you cling to
it, fondle it and treasure it, depend on it and are attached to it, then you
do not understand... continue...

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dana - giving, gift, alms-giving, alms, generosity, charity, benevolence, liberality, donation .
deva - a shining one, god, deity.
Devata - refer to: deva.
Dhamma - refer to: Dharma.
Dharani - short sutras of symbolic syllables .
Dharma - element of existence; ultimate nature, reality, truth, existence; sacred law; duty; righteousness; the moral law.
Dharmakaya - the true nature of Buddha, transcendental reality, essence of the universe..
Dukkha - Suffering, misery, woe, pain, ill, sorrow, trouble, discomfort, unsatisfactoriness.

The glossary of zen and buddhism terms are gathered from the following authorized sources:
1. The Venerable Ajahn Sanong Katapunyo of Wat Sanghathan and the translation/editing of the Thai by Fuengsin Trafford and Simon Romer.
2. Steven Newton - Portland Zen Community (source "Glossary of Japanese Zen Terms" - Stan Rosenthal)


 



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