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Ananda

(Ānanda) A Sanskrit word meaning “bliss” or “delight.” Also used to designate a form of consciousness in which the mind concentrates on the intellect. It is a favored termination for many of the names adopted by Buddhist monks. It was also the name of GAUTAMA BUDDHA’S favored disciple.

 

 

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