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.

  • jackal

  • jasmine

  • jhāna

    Jhānas are deep states of meditation.
  • jīvañjīvaka

    Its name means "live! live!" That is the sound of its call.
  • jujube

  • jungle hens