bodhisattva

Buddhist - A future Buddha: one who helps others to enlightenment even at the expense of delaying his own entry to nirvana. The names of these beings are given as Akshobhya, Amitabha, Amogasiddhi, Avalokiteshvara, Maitreya, Padmapani, Ratnapani, Ratnasambhava, Samantabhadra, Vajrapani and Vishvapani. Occasionally called bodhisattva, boddhisattva, boddhisattva, boddisattva, boddisattva, bodhisat, bodhisat, bodhisatta, bodhisatta, Buddha of Compassion, Buddha of Compassion, Bodhisattva, bodd(h)isattva, bodd(h)isattva, bodhisat(ta), bodhisat(ta), Chinese p'u-sa, Chinese p'u-sa, Japanese bosatsu or Japanese bosatsu.

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