Nihongo Master

煩悩

ぼんのう

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • worldly desires
  • evil passions
  • appetites of the flesh
Buddhist term
  • klesha (polluting thoughts such as greed, hatred and delusion, which result in suffering)

Related Kanji

anxiety, trouble, worry, pain, ill, annoy, nuisance, irksome
trouble, worry, in pain, distress, illness
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Example Sentences

Talking about 108, that's the number of worldly passions. "What worldly passions have you got then?" "I could say, but it'll get censored out."
Talking about 108, that's the number of worldly passions. "What worldly passions have you got then?" "I could say, but it'll get censored out."
There are five ways to emancipate themselves from the bond of worldly passions.
には迷い苦しみのもとある煩悩ある
People have worldly passions which lead them into delusions and sufferings.