Definition of Buddhist

1. Noun. One who follows the teachings of Buddha.

Group relationships: Buddhism
Generic synonyms: Religious Person
Specialized synonyms: Mon
Derivative terms: Buddhism, Buddhism



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or supporting Buddhism. "Buddhist sculpture"
Exact synonyms: Buddhistic
Partainyms: Buddhism, Buddhism
Derivative terms: Buddhism, Buddhism

Definition of Buddhist

1. n. One who accepts the teachings of Buddhism.

2. a. Of or pertaining to Buddha, Buddhism, or the Buddhists.

Definition of Buddhist

1. Adjective. of, relating to, or practicing Buddhism ¹

2. Noun. A practitioner of the religion and philosophy of Buddhism. ¹

3. Noun. A follower of the Indian religious and spiritual teacher, Buddha. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Buddhist Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buddhist

Budda
Buddahood
Budde process
Buddha
Buddha's hand
Buddha-dharma
Buddha-nature
Buddha Day
Buddha bellies
Buddha belly
Buddha dharma
Buddhahood
Buddhas
Buddhisms
Buddhist (current term)
Buddhist Era
Buddhistic
Buddhists
Buddy Holly
Buddyroll
Buddyrolls
Bude burner
Bude burners
Bude light
Bude lights
Budge
Budge's centre
Budin's obstetrical joint
Budorcas

Literary usage of Buddhist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"The monuments of the great Buddhist monarchs, Asoka and Kanishka, confronted him ... Throughout North-Western India he found Buddhist convents and monks ..."

2. Social life of the Chinese: With Some Account of Their Religious by Justus Doolittle (1866)
"Buddhist Priests live in Monasteries or Temples.—Governed by Abbots.—Description of Buddhist ... The Class called To-ing much like the Buddhist Priests. ..."

3. China and the Chinese: A General Description of the Country and Its by John Livingston Nevius (1869)
"Different Orders of Buddhist Divinities.—Peculiarities of Buddhism as it exists ... Buddhist Nunneries. BUDDHISM is emphatically the religion of China, ..."

4. The Christian Doctrine of Immortality by Stewart Dingwall Fordyce Salmond (1895)
"Professor Oldenberg, again, says that " if we are to indicate the precise point at which the goal is reached for the Buddhist, we must not look to the entry ..."

5. Rest Days: A Study in Early Law and Morality by Hutton Webster (1916)
"Since the adoption of the solar calendar in 1889 the wan phra has been superseded to a large extent for civil purposes by Sunday.3 The Buddhist Sabbath is ..."

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