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- 1. Buddhism, religion, faith, organized religion
- usage: a religion represented by the many groups (especially in Asia) that profess various forms of the Buddhist doctrine and that venerate Buddha
- 2. Buddhism, religion, faith, religious belief
- usage: the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth
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See also: buddhism (Dictionary)