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Synonyms for bodhisattvaˌboʊ dəˈsʌt və

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  1. Bodhisattva, Boddhisatva(noun)

    Buddhist worthy of nirvana who postpones it to help others


  1. bodhisattva(noun)


  2. bodhisattva(noun)

    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.


  3. bodhisattva(noun)

    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.


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