arhat

Someone who has attained liberation (nirvana) from uncomtrollably recurring rebirth (samsara).

A practitioner, of the shravaka, pratyekabuddha, or bodhisattva class, who has achieved a true stopping of the emotional obscurations and thus has attained liberation (nirvana). Also called a "liberated being." Some translators render the term as "foe-destroyer."

Tibetan: dgra-bcom-pa

Sanskrit: arhat

J Hopkins: Foe Destroyer/Worthy One.


Other languages

العربية: أرهات
Deutsch: Arhat
Español: arjat
Italiano: arhat
Русский: архат
Tiếng Việt: A la hán
: 阿罗汉
: 阿羅漢

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