Bodhisat
Bodhisat Bo"dhi*sat, ||Bodhisattva Bo`dhi*satt"va, ||Bodhisattwa Bo`dhi*satt"wa, n. [Skr. b[=o]dhisattva (perh. through Pali b[=o]dhisatt[=o]); fr. b[=o]dhi knowledge, enlightenment + sattva being, essence.] (Buddhism) One who has reached the highest degree of saintship, so that in his next incarnation he will be a Buddha, or savior of the world. -- {Bo"dhi*sat`ship}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Bodhisattva — Bodhisat Bo dhi*sat, ||Bodhisattva Bo dhi*satt va, ||Bodhisattwa Bo dhi*satt wa, n. [Skr. b[=o]dhisattva (perh. through Pali b[=o]dhisatt[=o]); fr. b[=o]dhi knowledge, enlightenment + sattva being, essence.] (Buddhism) One who has reached the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bodhisattwa — Bodhisat Bo dhi*sat, ||Bodhisattva Bo dhi*satt va, ||Bodhisattwa Bo dhi*satt wa, n. [Skr. b[=o]dhisattva (perh. through Pali b[=o]dhisatt[=o]); fr. b[=o]dhi knowledge, enlightenment + sattva being, essence.] (Buddhism) One who has reached the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Bodhisattwa — Darstellung eines sitzenden Bodhisattva (Japan, Asuka, 7. Jh.) Bodhisattva (Sanskrit, m., बोधिसत्त्व, bodhisattva; von Bodhi [„Erleuchtung“ oder „Erwachen“] und Sattva [„Wesen“] bedeutet „Erleuchtungswesen“). Im Mahayana Buddhismus werden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Erleuchtungsgeist — In der buddhistischen Lehre ist Bodhicitta (skt.; chin. 菩提心, pútí xīn, W. G. p u t I hsin; jap. bodai shin; tib. byang chub kyi sems) das Streben nach Erleuchtung. Etymologisch setzt sich das Wort Bodhicitta aus den Wörtern Bodhi (Erleuchtung)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Miraculous births — are a common motif in historical literature and religious texts. Stories of miracle births often include miraculous conceptions and features such as intervention by a deity, supernatural elements, astronomical signs, hardship or in the case of… …   Wikipedia

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