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I'm fascinated by Buddhism. I adore Buddhism, and I read about it all the time, but I haven't formally become a Buddhist, although I don't really know why I haven't. I guess I feel I don't need to.
John Burdett

Meaning of "Buddhism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BUDDHISM

Buddhism  [ˈbʊdɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BUDDHISM

noun
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pronoun
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conjunction
determiner
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Buddhism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BUDDHISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Buddhism

Buddhism

Buddhism is a nontheistic religion that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, who is commonly known as the Buddha, meaning "the awakened one". According to Buddhist tradition, the Buddha lived and taught in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE. He is recognized by Buddhists as an awakened or enlightened teacher who shared his insights to help sentient beings end their suffering through the elimination of ignorance and craving by way of understanding and the seeing of dependent origination, with the ultimate goal of attainment of the sublime state of nirvana. Two major branches of Buddhism are generally recognized: Theravada and Mahayana. Theravada has a widespread following in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia. Mahayana is found throughout East Asia and includes the traditions of Pure Land, Zen, Nichiren Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Shingon, and Tiantai.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BUDDHISM


absurdism
æbˈsɜːdɪzəm
bastardism
ˈbɑːstədɪzəm
cryptorchidism
krɪpˈtɔːkɪˌdɪzəm
druidism
ˈdruːɪdɪzəm
faddism
ˈfædɪzəm
foodism
ˈfuːdɪzəm
Hasidism
həˈsɪdɪzəm
hyperthyroidism
ˌhaɪpəˈθaɪrɔɪˌdɪzəm
hypothyroidism
ˌhaɪpəʊˈθaɪrɔɪˌdɪzəm
invalidism
ˈɪnvəlɪˌdɪzəm
landlordism
ˈlændlɔːˌdɪzəm
Methodism
ˈmɛθədɪzəm
nomadism
ˈnəʊmədɪzəm
nudism
ˈnjuːdɪzəm
photoperiodism
ˌfəʊtəʊˈpɪərɪəˌdɪzəm
post-Fordism
ˌpəʊstˈfɔːdɪzəm
sadism
ˈseɪdɪzəm
Talmudism
ˈtælmʊdɪzəm
vagabondism
ˈvæɡəˌbɒndɪzəm
warlordism
ˈwɔːˌlɔːdɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BUDDHISM

Bucovina
bud
bud scale
bud sport
buda
Budapest
budded
budder
Buddh Gaya
buddha
Buddha Gaya
Buddhist

WORDS THAT END LIKE BUDDHISM

anarchism
anthropomorphism
automorphism
catechism
dimorphism
endomorphism
fetishism
Gandhism
Great Schism
homeomorphism
homomorphism
isomorphism
masochism
metamorphism
polymorphism
sadomasochism
schism
sexual dimorphism
Sikhism
Zen Buddhism

Synonyms and antonyms of Buddhism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Buddhism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BUDDHISM

Find out the translation of Buddhism to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Buddhism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Buddhism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

佛教
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

budismo
570 millions of speakers

English

Buddhism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बौद्ध धर्म
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البوذِيَّة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

буддизм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

budismo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বৌদ্ধধর্ম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bouddhisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Buddhisme
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Buddhismus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

仏教
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

불교
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Buddhisme
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đạo Phật
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புத்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बौद्ध धर्म
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Budizm
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Buddismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

buddyzm
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

буддизм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

budism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Βουδισμός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Boeddhisme
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

buddism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

buddhisme
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Buddhism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BUDDHISM»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BUDDHISM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Buddhism

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10 QUOTES WITH «BUDDHISM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Buddhism.
1
Karen Armstrong
Compassion is the key in Islam and Buddhism and Judaism and Christianity. They are profoundly similar.
2
Kate Atkinson
I think about death a lot, I really do, because I can't believe I won't exist. It's the ego isn't it? I feel that I should retreat into a better form of Zen Buddhism than this kind of ego-dominated thing. But I don't know, I mean, I want to come back as a tree but I suspect that it's just not going to happen, is it?
3
Avicii
A friend of mine told me a bunch of stuff on Buddhism and about Avicii being the lowest level of Buddhist hell, and it just sort of got stuck in my head. Later on when I went to setup a MySpace, I tried a bunch of names and they were all taken so I just kind of ended up with Avicii and then I got really attached to it.
4
Tara Brach
I think the reason Buddhism and Western psychology are so compatible is that Western psychology helps to identify the stories and the patterns in our personal lives, but what Buddhist awareness training does is it actually allows the person to develop skills to stay in what's going on.
5
Tara Brach
When I was first introduced to Buddhism in a high school World Studies class, I dismissed it out of hand. This was during the hedonistic days of the late '60s, and this spiritual path seemed so grim with its concern about attachment and, apparently, anti-pleasure.
6
John Burdett
I'm fascinated by Buddhism. I adore Buddhism, and I read about it all the time, but I haven't formally become a Buddhist, although I don't really know why I haven't. I guess I feel I don't need to.
7
John Burdett
Just studying Buddhism, then meditating and going to Buddhist monasteries, talking to Buddhist monks, combined with the Thai people themselves, changed the way I look at the world.
8
Pema Chodron
As Buddhism moved to the West, one of the big characteristics was the strong place of women. That didn't exist in the countries of origin. It's just a sign of our culture.
9
Pema Chodron
As Buddhism moved from one culture to another, it always adapted.
10
Mark Dacascos
I do feel I'm being respectful to Buddhism and martial arts with 'Mortal Kombat.'

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BUDDHISM»

Discover the use of Buddhism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Buddhism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Buddhism Plain and Simple
Shares the fundamental teachings of the Buddha, explains the twelvefold path, and includes Zen stories.
Steve Hagen, 1997
2
The Everything Buddhism Book: A complete introduction to the ...
From Tibetan Buddhism to Zen, you'll explore the traditions of all branches of Buddhism, including: The life of Buddha and his continuing influence throughout the world A revealing survey of the definitive Buddhist texts What the Sutras say ...
Arnie Kozak, 2010
3
Buddhism
Presents Buddhism from the birth of the Buddha to the present day.
Anita Ganeri, 2001
4
Buddhism
Examines the Buddhist religion, including its major beliefs, scriptures, worship practices, and festivals.
Katy Gerner, 2008
5
Modern Buddhism: The Path of Compassion and Wisdom
This inspiring handbook for daily practice is designed for those seeking solutions within Buddhism to the problems of everyday life, as well as to encourage people of all faiths to deepen their understanding and enjoyment of the spiritual ...
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, 2011
6
Buddhism: The Illustrated Guide
In this strikingly illustrated and authoritative volume, readers have an introduction to one of the world's greatest living faiths. 200 color photos, maps & drawings.
Kevin Trainor, 2004
7
An Introduction to Zen Buddhism
With a foreword by the renowned psychiatrist Dr. Carl Jung, this volume has been generally acknowledged a classic introduction to the subject for many years.
D. T. Suzuki, 2007
8
Buddhism as Philosophy: An Introduction
'Buddhism as Philosophy' does more than just report what Buddhist philosophers said: it presents their arguments and invites the reader to assess their overall cogency.
Mark Siderits, 2007
9
Buddhism
Explains the origins, evolution, teachings, and celebrations of the Buddhist religion.
Sue Penney, 2008
10
Buddhism in Translations
Highly readable, this is no dry scholarly text, taken from the original palm-leaf manuscripts in the Pali language-akin to Sanskrit-and featuring simple yet radiant chapters on sentient existence, karma and rebirth, meditation and nirvana, ...
Henry Clark Warren, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BUDDHISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Buddhism is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The Rise of Political Buddhism in Myanmar
Buddhism in Myanmar has become increasingly politicized with the rise of the Ma Ba Tha, which has its roots in 2012, when the loosely ... «Tricycle, Jul 15»
2
Buddhism vs. Utilitarianism - two paths that seek to abolish suffering
Setting aside differences of metaphysic, how closely do the core values of utilitarians/abolitionists and Buddhists coincide? If suffering and its ... «Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, Jul 15»
3
Om Yisrael: Why Israeli Jews love Buddhism
They visit the stupas, meditate, and come back with an interest in Buddhism. But a lot of Israelis also visit South America and they don't come ... «TLV1 Radio, Jul 15»
4
Scholars talk Buddhism's value in modern society
An elite group of Buddhism academics have gathered in Vancouver to advance the study of the religion's philosophies and applications in the ... «Vancouver Sun, Jul 15»
5
American monk communicates meaning of Buddhism to Korean kids
Lee was taking part in an English-language Zen meditation program at the temple, which is affiliated with the Jogye Order of Buddhism. «The Hankyoreh, Jul 15»
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The readers' editor on... Buddhism and organised lobbying
The Dalai Lama sits for a group photo with monks at the Gyuto monastery in Dharmsala, India, in May. Photograph: Ashwini Bhatia/AP. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Waking Up: A Mind Bubble Starting With the Religious & Secular in …
He outlines the whole reason for being or doing Buddhism, what might be best called the soteriological point pretty carefully. He says for the ... «Patheos, Jul 15»
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Fake Buddhist monks a growing global problem
The acts of the fraudsters are very disrespectful to Buddhism. Traditionally Buddhist monastics go on alms rounds carrying beggar's bowls and ... «Lion's Roar, Jun 15»
9
Walking Away From Buddhism?
Not because I want to drink and smoke and have unmeaningful sexual encounters; I can do that either way. I have thought of giving it up ... «Patheos, Jun 15»
10
Celebrating same-sex marriage in Buddhism
The first place I generally turn whenever I come across a broad ethical issue in Buddhism is Peter Harvey's masterful Introduction to Buddhist ... «Patheos, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Buddhism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/buddhism>. Apr 2019 ».
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