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Suffering

Suffering

Author: Lee Gilmore
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This lesson will discuss how various world religions have dealt with the question of suffering, how it is defined by different traditions.

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Terms to Know
Dukkha

In Buddhism, "suffering".

Karuna

In Buddhism, the practice of compassion.

Moksha

In Indian religions, liberation.

Nirvana

In Buddhism, liberation.

Noble Eightfold Path

In Buddhism, a series of practices that lead to enlightenment and to the end of suffering.

Suffering

Physical, psychological, or spiritual pain.