follow Dictionary.com

Why was "tantrum" trending last week?

vihara

[vi-hahr-uh] /vɪˈhɑr ə/
noun
1.
a meeting place of Buddhist monks.
2.
a Buddhist monastery.
3.
(initial capital letter). Also called Brahma Vihara. one of the four states of mind, namely love, compassion, sympathetic gladness, and equanimity, to be developed by every Buddhist.
Origin of vihara
1875-1880
1875-80; < Sanskrit vihāra
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for vihara

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for viharas

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for viharas