Engaged bodhichitta

A mind of bodhichitta which, when focused on one's own individual not-yet-happening enlightenment, imputable on the basis of the Buddha-nature factors of one's mental continuum, is committed to attaining that enlightenment by having taken bodhisattva vows and which then enters into the type of behavior that will bring one to enlightenment.

Tibetan: 'jug-sems

J. Hopkins: [enter-mind]; practical mind of enlightenment; attitudes or aspirations conjoined with actual practice.


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Italiano: Bodhicitta dell'impegno
Русский: Деятельная бодхичитта
Tiếng Việt: Bồ đề tâm hành

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