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  • noun Plural form of bodhisattva.

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Examples

  • The sutra explains the source, Buddha-nature, with its delineation of sixty methods that those with the mind-set of bodhichitta, namely bodhisattvas, use for purifying their Buddha-nature source.

    Buddha-Nature, Day One of a Discourse on Uttaratantra ��� Part Two: The First Three Verses of Chapter One

  • Buddhism knows of many divine helpers, called bodhisattvas, who assist men and women to enjoy heavenly bliss and avoid post-mortem torment, before they ultimately work out their karma and attain

    SIN AND SALVATION

  • The path praised by the Triumphant’s holy offspring, in other words the bodhisattvas, refers to bodhichitta.

    A Short Commentary on The Three Principal Aspects of the Path

  • This comes across most vividly in a relief on a stele believed to have been carved at Xiangtangshan: Amitabha, flanked by monks and bodhisattvas, sits within the enclosure of two trees; outside the frame, two Pratyekabuddhas stand on lotus pedestals.

    Gaining Enlightenment Through Technology

  • Thanks to the addition of 12 sculptures—nine from the Sackler's nonlending sister institution, the Freer Gallery, and three from the University of Pennsylvania—we see not one, but three life-size standing bodhisattvas, getting a better feel for the Northern Qi's treatment of body and ornament.

    Gaining Enlightenment Through Technology

  • The missing woman is standing in front of a thangka of Green Tara, one of the divine bodhisattvas, a female Buddha in the making.

    The Memory Palace

  • The missing woman is standing in front of a thangka of Green Tara, one of the divine bodhisattvas, a female Buddha in the making.

    The Memory Palace

  • So we, as bodhisattvas, have the duty to protect it and promote its wellbeing.

    John Stanley: Buddhism And The Fate Of The Species

  • Thanks to the addition of 12 sculptures—nine from the Sackler's nonlending sister institution, the Freer Gallery, and three from the University of Pennsylvania—we see not one, but three life-size standing bodhisattvas, getting a better feel for the Northern Qi's treatment of body and ornament.

    Gaining Enlightenment Through Technology

  • This comes across most vividly in a relief on a stele believed to have been carved at Xiangtangshan: Amitabha, flanked by monks and bodhisattvas, sits within the enclosure of two trees; outside the frame, two Pratyekabuddhas stand on lotus pedestals.

    Gaining Enlightenment Through Technology

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