Bodhisattwa बोधिसत्त्व

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  • Hindi (Sanskrit) बोधिसत्त्व

Bodhisattwa meaning: Essence of Knowledge

Bodhisattwa name meaning

Literal meaning of Bodhisattwa:

Bodhisattwa is an ancient word of Sanskrit origin which means essence of wisdom. It refers to a person whose mind is enlightened.

Intended meaning of Bodhisattwa:

Reference of ancient word Bodhisattwa is found in various Epics of Hindu mythology like Rajtarangini (राजतरंगिणी) and Kathasaritsagar (कथासरित्सागर). Where it used as one whose essence is perfect knowledge or one who is on the way to the attainment of perfect knowledge.
According to lexicographers (like Hemchandra and Amar Singh) and Shishupal-Vadh (शिशुपाल-वध), Bodhisattwa was a name of the principal Bhudh (बुद्ध) of the present era before he became a Bhudh.

Popularity of Bodhisattwa

Bodhisattwa is not a very popular name in India. It is used by some people as the name of their children in India. Bodhisattwa is not used by any people in the USA as the name of their children.

In our opinion Bodhisattwa is a very religious name. Bodhisattwa has a unique meaning and it has a great sort of mythological significance.

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More about Bodhisattwa

  • A bodhisattva is anyone who, motivated by great compassion, has generated bodhicitta, which is a spontaneous wish to attain buddhahood for the benefit of all sentient beings.

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