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.

  • verbal misconduct

    1) lying 2) malicious speech 3) harsh speech 4) useless speech
  • virtuous

    A person who is virtuous keeps the precepts and always tries to do good things and give up doing bad things.
  • Vulture’s Peak

    Vultures's Peak (Gijjhakuta) is a mountain located outside of the city of Rajagaha. The Buddha spent a lot of time living there.