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ˌboʊ dəˈsʌt vəbod·hisatt·va

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  1. bodhisattvanoun

    Synonyms:
    mahasattva

  2. bodhisattvanoun

    An person,generally who has taken specific lay or monastic vows; is on the road to perfect knowledge; specifically, one who foregoes personal nirvana in order to help others achieve enlightenment.

    Synonyms:
    mahasattva

  3. bodhisattvanoun

    An enlightened being existing in a form of existence beyond the ordinary forms of physical reality understood and acknowledged by Western scientific thought, resembling the Western notion of angels, but with a wealth of its own nuances and expectations. These include the compassionate working for enlightenment of all sentient beings.

    Synonyms:
    mahasattva

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bodhisattva, Boddhisatvanoun

    Buddhist worthy of nirvana who postpones it to help others

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  1. Thorsten J. Pattberg:

    Not a single Buddha, bodhisattva, or shengren in Europe, but in Asia: all philosophers and saints? What is that probability?


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