[ jˈɑːmə], [ jˈɑːmə], [ j_ˈɑː_m_ə]
Synonyms for Yama:
- yama .
How to use "Yama" in context?
Yama is Sanskrit word meaning "mountain". It is perhaps the most important word in the Buddhist lexicon, and it is the term that is most commonly used to designate the spiritual mentor of the bhikkhu, or Buddhist monk.
There is no one definitive definition of yama, and it can be interpreted in a number of different ways. It is generally understood to represent the principles of moderation, self-restraint, and chastity, and it is often used as a metaphor for the Noble Eightfold Path.
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