When we read the Buddha’s teachings, we may need to learn some new words. Here is the meaning of some of the words that may be new to you. If you are still unsure about a lot of words, you may want to install some dictionary software.

If you are looking for suttas on a certain topic, check out the subject index.

  • ignorance

    Not knowing the Four Noble Truths Pāli: avijjā
  • immoderate in eating

    When we are immoderate in eating, we eat for fun, pleasure, and to make ourselves beautiful, not just to maintain and nourish the body.
  • Isipatana

    Isipatana is where the first sermon was preached.