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Buddhahood

[ boo-duh-hood, boo-duh- ]

noun

  1. the attainment of enlightenment as a Buddha.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Buddhahood1

First recorded in 1830–40; Buddha + -hood

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Example Sentences

An account of the ten stages in the career of a Bodhisattva before he can attain to Buddhahood.

The Buddhists have the "eight-fold holy path" (Dhammapada), eight spiritual states leading up to Buddhahood.

Provided he contemplate his own inner-nature, he will achieve Buddhahood.

Even a butcher can achieve Buddhahood, if he searches in his own heart.

Formerly centre of worship of Buddha, and contains sacred pipal-tree under which Sakyamuni reached Buddhahood.

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