84000 Glossary of Terms

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བྱང་ཆུབ་ཀྱི་སེམས། | Glossary of Terms

    བྱང་ཆུབ་ཀྱི་སེམས།

    byang chub kyi sems

    bodhicitta

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The intent at the heart of the Great Vehicle, namely to obtain buddhahood in order to liberate all beings from suffering. In its relative aspect, it is both this aspiration and the practices toward buddhahood. In its absolute aspect, it is the realization of emptiness or the awakened mind itself.