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vocabulary

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vocabulary

Postby delf7 » Thu Oct 20, 2011 3:13 pm

sorry all, but as i am quite new in my studies, i was wondering if anyone knows of a place i can find a vocabulary of basic theravada terminology. i am sure that as i progress in my reading, i will learn the words and terms used here in these forums, but - as a beginner - i get lost sometimes when i'm reading alot of the great information available to me here.
i HAVE done some looking on my own, but have not found what i'm looking for and thought "asking" might be the quickest way. thank you for your patience.
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Re: vocabulary

Postby tiltbillings » Thu Oct 20, 2011 3:19 pm

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Re: vocabulary

Postby delf7 » Thu Oct 20, 2011 3:26 pm

thank you. this is EXACTLY what i was looking for.
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Re: vocabulary

Postby mikenz66 » Thu Oct 20, 2011 6:26 pm

This dictionary is also helpful:
http://what-buddha-said.net/library/Bud ... ict.n2.htm

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