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Bo•dhi•satt•va



Pronunciation: (bō"du-sut'vu), [key]
n. Buddhism.
a person who has attained prajna, or Enlightenment, but who postpones Nirvana in order to help others to attain Enlightenment: individual Bodhisattvas are the subjects of devotion in certain sects and are often represented in painting and sculpture. Cf. Arhat.

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