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bodhi

[boh-dee]
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noun Buddhism.
  1. supreme knowledge or enlightenment.
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Origin of bodhi

< Pali, Sanskrit
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Historical Examples

  • Bodhisatta, a seeker of the bodhi, one who endeavors to become a Buddha.

    The Buddha

    Paul Carus

  • Bodhi tree, the tree under which Buddha acquires enlightenment.

    The Buddha

    Paul Carus

  • While they sing they circle around the Bodhi tree and pose in graceful attitudes.

    The Buddha

    Paul Carus

  • He is pure intelligence (Bodhi), the word of God, mighty Logos.

  • The "fortunate tree," the tree "of good omen," the Bodhi tree.