Definition of Boddhisatva

1. Noun. Buddhist worthy of nirvana who postpones it to help others.

Exact synonyms: Bodhisattva
Generic synonyms: Deity, Divinity, God, Immortal
Specialized synonyms: Maitreya, Avalokiteshvara, Avalokitesvara



Definition of Boddhisatva

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of bodhisattva) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boddhisatva

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boddhisatva (current term)
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Literary usage of Boddhisatva

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1. Guide to Buddahood: Being a Standard Manual of Chinese Buddhism by Chih-hsü, Timothy Richard (1907)
"boddhisatva ie Mahayana laymen [upasaka] and boddhisatva monks begin in the strength of the great vow of wisdom [Puti tao, ie right intelligence] to ..."

2. Dramatic Traditions of the Dark Ages by Joseph Salathiel Tunison (1907)
"Homer and King Arthur and boddhisatva stood side by side, all turned into mediaeval Greek and more or less transformed to the likeness of eastern ..."

3. The Methodist Review (1876)
"... and even represented him as an incarnation of deity; and here, strangely enough, the two systems reach a point of contact, for in the boddhisatva ..."

4. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1901)
"... toa study of the representations of Buddha and boddhisatva. In appendices the author presents explanatory notes and a description of the objects of ..."

5. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay by Asiatic Society of Bombay (1870)
"The virtuous (sovereign) having become a perfect Budd]iist sage (boddhisatva,) obtained renovation. 21. This is the most ornamented spot adorned with lakes, ..."

6. The Archaeological Review by Gomme, George Laurence, Sir, 1853-1916, George Laurence Gomme (1889)
"... as man, woman, and beast In China the cult of this boddhisatva, who is universally adored in Tibet and Mongolia, takes a very peculiar form. ..."

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