A Dhamma Exercise

This exercise incorporates many of the words from the Dhamma Wordsearch Puzzle into sentences.
Complete the following sentences by choosing one word from the boxes at the beginning of each section for each blank.
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1. The Buddha taught that everything arises from a .
2. The Second Noble Truth is that the origin of suffering is .
3. There are two kinds of meditation. , leads to jhana, and leads to .
4. A Buddhist has , not blind faith, in the Buddha's Teaching.
5. The Buddha decided to teach because he had great for the world.
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6. The Buddha was a
he did not claim to be a .
7. We take refuge in the Triple
the Buddha, the Dhamma, and the Sangha.
8. When we give gifts to others, we practice
9. The ordinary person mistakes suffering as .
10. There are ten which bind beings to samsara.
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11. Every Buddhist should practice , mind-training.
12. The Buddha instructed Kisa Gotami to find mustard from a house where no one had died.
13. A is something that makes the mind dirty, impure.
14. The three root defilements are , , and .
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15. Buddhists want to share with those who have passed away.
16. The five precepts are the basic for a human being.
17. is the forerunner of all things.
18. A man who leaves home to follow the Buddha's teaching is a .
19. A boy who leaves home to follow the Buddha's teaching is a .
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21. , , and . are like great moving mountains, crushing all in their path.
22. The Fourth Truth is the Eightfold .
23. For an arahant, there is no more .
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24. If we can be happy about someone else's good luck, that is practicing .
25. The three characteristics of existence are that everything is , , and .
26. To attain nibbana, we must exert great .
27. When Buddha became enlightened, , vanished and arose.
28. We gain merit by performing a good .
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29. The fourth precept is not to .
30. Even the mightiest king will one day .
31. A monk is not allowed to in the afternoon.
32. Our kamma will always be with us; we cannot from it.
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33. A Theravada monk often walks to get , in his in the morning.
34. A monk or novice wears a yellow, orange, or brown .
35. Monks count their years in the sangha by the number of retreats since ordination.
36. Even though one monk may belong to a different from another monk, both follow the same teaching, the Dhamma.
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