Definition of eightfold path in English:
The path to nirvana, comprising eight aspects in which an aspirant must become practised: right views, intention, speech, action, livelihood, effort, mindfulness, and concentration.
- 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?
Definition of eightfold path in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan