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.

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  • Rājagaha

    Rājagaha was the home of King Bimbisāra and is the location of the Bamboo Grove monastery. Mt. Vulture's Peak is outside of the city.
  • renounce

    When we renounce something, we give it up and don’t use it again. Renunciation is an important part of the Buddha’s teachings.
  • righteous

    When someone is righteous, they always follow good actions and avoid bad actions. Pāli: dhammika
  • rims and hubs

  • ruby