samsara

noun
sam·sa·ra | \səm-ˈsär-ə \

Definition of samsara 

: the indefinitely repeated cycles of birth, misery, and death caused by karma

First Known Use of samsara

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for samsara

Sanskrit saṁsāra, literally, passing through

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The first known use of samsara was in 1886

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