limited being

A living being, other than a Buddha, that acts with intention and thus experiences the results of his or her behavior.

A being still having limited awareness. Any being other than a Buddha. Often rendered as "sentient being."

Tibetan: sems-can

Sanskrit: sattva

J Hopkins: sentient being.

Other languages

العربية: كائن محدود
Deutsch: begrenztes Wesen
Français: être limité
Italiano: essere limitato
Русский: ограниченное существо
Tiếng Việt: chúng sanh

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