suffering or pain in life
Dukkha] Suffering; ill; unsatisfactoriness; imperfection. The nature of existence according to the first Noble Truth.
unsatisfactoriness. Sometimes translated as "suffering". There are seven levels of duhkha.
(Sanskrit; Pali dukkha). Suffering - the first of the Four Noble Truths.
a negative state, implying suffering and unsatisfactoriness. The enlightened Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama declared that all life involves suffering, as the First Noble Truth of Buddhism ( the fourth Noble Truth states the remedy to end all suffering ). In the Bhagavad Gita, yoga is defined as the disunion with Duhkha or suffering - ``duhkha samyoga viyoga``.
(Sanskrit, Buddhism) Buddhist understanding of life as suffering.
("bad axle space"): suffering, a fundamental fact of life, caused by ignorance (avidya) of our true nature (i.e., the Self or atman)