karuna

[ kuh-roo-nah ]
/ ˈkʌ rʊˌnɑ /

noun Buddhism.

the universal compassion of a Bodhisattva.

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Origin of karuna

First recorded in 1840–50, karuna is from the Sanskrit word karuṇā
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