karuna

noun
ka·​ru·​na | \ ˈkəru̇ˌnä \
plural -s

Definition of karuna

: compassion that is a fundamental quality in the bodhisattva ideal of Mahayana Buddhism

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History and Etymology for karuna

Sanskrit karuṇā compassion; perhaps akin to Old English hrēowan to grieve, repent

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“Karuna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/karuna. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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