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Sanskrit बोधि (bodhi)

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbəʊdi/, /ˈbɒdi/

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bodhi (uncountable)

  1. (Buddhism) The state of enlightenment that finally ends the cycle of death and rebirth and leads to nirvana

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From Proto-Indo-Aryan *bawdʰíṣ, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bawdʰíš, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰewdʰ- (to be awake).

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bodhi f

  1. supreme knowledge

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bodhi f

  1. (Buddhism) the Bo Tree, i.e. the specific fig tree under which the Buddha sat when he attained enlightenment; the descendant of that tree on the same spot at Bodh Gaya.

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  • bodhi in Pali Text Society (1921–1925), Pali-English Dictionary, London: Chipstead. (licensed under CC-BY-NC)