[ doo-kuh ]
/ ˈdu kə /
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the first of the Four Noble Truths, that all human experience is transient and that suffering results from excessive desire and attachment.
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Dukkha is the contrary of this: uneasiness, discomfort, difficulty.Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)|Charles Eliot
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Pali, literally: suffering, illness
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