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  1. tanhanoun

    Cravings; desires.


  1. Taṇhā

    Taṇhā literally means "thirst," and is commonly translated as craving or desire. Taṇhā is defined as the craving or desire to hold onto pleasurable experiences, to be separated from painful or unpleasant experiences, and for neutral experiences or feelings not to decline. In the first teaching of the Buddha on the Four Noble Truths, the Buddha identified taṇhā as a principal cause in the arising of dukkha. Taṇhā is also identified as the eighth link in the Twelve Links of Dependent Origination.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tanha in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tanha in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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