ananda

ananda

[ah-nuhn-duh]
noun Hinduism.
perfect bliss.
Compare Sat-cit-ananda.


Origin:
< Sanskrit ānanda- joy, happiness

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Ananda

[ah-nuhn-duh]
noun
flourished early 5th century b.c, favorite disciple of Gautama Buddha.
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Ananda (əˈnændə)
 
n
5th century bc, the first cousin, favourite disciple, and personal attendant of the Buddha

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