Mahasattva

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An epithet of a bodhisattva as who thinks only of others and not of self and whose mind is always aimed at the attainment of the Form Bodies of a Buddha, as the greatest method for benefiting the greatest number of beings, namely everyone.

Tibetan: སེམས་དཔའ་ཆེན་པོ། sems-dpa' chen-po

Sanskrit: mahāsattva

Synonyms: Great-minded one

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