(1) In Theravada, the mental factor to exert effort, constantly and courageously, in helping others and in being able to help. When conjoined with a bodhichitta aim, it becomes a far-reaching attitude. (2) For Mahayana, see "joyful perseverance."

Tibetan: brtson-'grus

Sanskrit: virya

J Hopkins: effort.

Other languages

العربية: المثابرة
Deutsch: Ausdauer
Русский: усердие
Tiếng Việt: tinh tấn

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