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eightfold path

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Definition of eightfold path in English:

noun

Buddhism
The path to nirvana, comprising eight aspects in which an aspirant must become practised: right views, intention, speech, action, livelihood, effort, mindfulness, and concentration.
Example sentences
  • Susan, Buddhism is so popular today, and one gets the feeling that the reason is it offers a straightforward path, the eightfold path.
  • He taught the four truths of suffering, its cause, and the cessation of suffering by means of the eightfold path.
  • Why not also hang up the eightfold path of Buddhism, a saying from a Native American, a line from Plato, a quote from Emerson and a verse from the Sermon on the Mount?

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