- in eightfold measure.
Origin of eightfold
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Examples from the Web for eightfold
The Buddha often commented on the eightfold path, and we may follow one of the expositions attributed to him.
As we shall see, when the eightfold path has been followed to the end new powers arise in the mind, new lights stream into it.
As contrasted with the last year of dear postage, the number of letters show an eightfold increase.Her Majesty's Mails</p>
Yet his account of the Eightfold Path is, nevertheless, within these limitations, profoundly wise.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind
Herbert George Wells
The eightfold noble path of righteousness Delivers from all evil: it will bring Sweet peace of mind and leadeth to Nirvana.The Buddha
- equal to or having eight times as many or as much
- composed of eight parts
- by or up to eight times as much
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