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Noun: Zen  zen
  1. A Buddhist doctrine that enlightenment can be attained through direct intuitive insight
    - Zen Buddhism
     
  2. Street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
    - acid, back breaker, battery-acid, dose, dot, Elvis, loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, pane, superman, window pane
     
  3. School of Mahayana Buddhism asserting that enlightenment can come through meditation and intuition rather than faith; China and Japan
    - Zen Buddhism

Type of: Buddhism, LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide

Encyclopedia: Zen, or the Skill to Catch a Killer