Buddhism - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbʊdɪzəm|  American pronunciation of the word buddhism
Brit.  |ˈbʊdɪz(ə)m|  British pronunciation of the word buddhism

noun

- a religion represented by the many groups (especially in Asia) that profess various forms of the Buddhist doctrine and that venerate Buddha
- the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth

Examples

There are many religions, such as Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism.

He is thinking about conversion to Buddhism.

They are followers of Buddhism.

Buddhism spread to China from India.

She converted to Buddhism

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