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Definition of "bodhicitta" []

  • In Mahayana Buddhism, the intense ontological aspiration to save all beings by following the bodhisattva path to enlightenment. (noun)
  • The bodhisattva path to nirvana. (noun)

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Use "bodhicitta" in a sentence
  • "His Holiness explains the seed of bodhicitta, which is the biologically innate compassion (the love that binds social animals together); aspects of attachment and aversion required for biological survival; and tantric meditations that take anger (but not ill will) into the path."
  • "His Holiness explains the seed of bodhicitta, which is the biologically innate compassion (the love that binds social animals together); aspects of attachment and aversion required for biological survival; and tantric meditations that take anger (but not ill will) �into the path�."
  • "Note that compassion and loving kindness are by themselves not what is known as bodhicitta; instead, they are the basis from which bodhicitta develops."
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