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Mara  Term Image (Māra) Script Image
(Language:  Sanskrit)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: death
Long Description: a Sanskrit term that literally means "death"; the personification of evil in Buddhist mythology. He is said to have tempted the Buddha as he meditated under the bodhi tree. Māra is an epithet of Kāma
Source(s): The Laughing Buddha of Tofukuji: The Life of Zen Master Keido Fukushima , by Ishwar C. Harris
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms