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abhimukhī-bhūmi

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(Skt.). The sixth of the Bodhisattva Levels (bhūmi). According to the Daśabhūmika Sūtra it means ‘the level which is present or turned towards’, and is so-called because at this level the...

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acalā-bhūmi

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(Skt.). The eighth of the Bodhisattva Levels (bhūmi), ‘the Unshakeable One’, according to the Daśabhūmika Sūtra. Here the Bodhisattva engages in the Perfection of Aspiration (praṇidhāna)...

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arciṣmatī-bhūmi

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(Skt.). The fourth of the six or ten Bodhisattva Levels (bhūmi). According to the Daśabhūmika Sūtra, its name means ‘the Flaming One’, because at this level the Bodhisattva engages in the...

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Avataṃsaka Sūtra

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A Mahāyāna sūtra purportedly preached by the Buddha immediately after his enlightenment (bodhi) that directly conveys the content of his vision. No complete Sanskrit text of this sūtra...

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bodhisattva

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In Mahayana Buddhism, a person who is able to reach nirvana but delays doing so through compassion for suffering beings.

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Daśabhūmika Sūtra

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(Skt.). A seminal Mahāyāna sūtra which describes the standard set of ten levels (bhūmi) that are traversed by a Bodhisattva on the path to enlightenment (bodhi). Forming a section of the...

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dharmameghā-bhūmi

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(Skt.). The tenth of the Bodhisattva Levels (bhūmi), ‘the Cloud of Dharma’, according to the Daśabhūmika Sūtra. At this level the Bodhisattva engages in the Perfection of Awareness...

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dūraṃgamā-bhūmi

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(Skt.). The seventh of the Bodhisattva Levels (bhūmi), ‘the One which Goes Far’, according to the Daśabhūmika Sūtra. It is so-called because at this level Bodhisattvas engage in the...

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Madhyamakāvatāra

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1 The ‘Entrance to the Middle Way’, being a work of Candrakīrti which relates the Madhyamaka doctrine of emptiness (śūnyatā) to the religious practice of a Bodhisattva. The text contains...

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pañca-mārga

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(Skt., ‘five paths’).

Five stages in Buddhist progress (cf. bhūmi): (i) sambhāramarga, path of accumulation; (ii) prayogamarga, path of preparation; (iii) darśana-marga, path of...

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