84000 Glossary of Terms

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བྱང་ཆུབ་སེམས་དཔའ་སེམས་དཔའ་ཆེན་པོ། | Glossary of Terms


    byang chub sems dpa’ sems dpa’ chen po


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A bodhisattva mahāsattva is a bodhisattva who has completed the seventh bhūmi and is on the eighth, ninth, or tenth bhūmi prior to becoming a buddha. These bodhisattvas have several special qualities that bodhisattvas on the lower bhūmis do not have.