pranidhana

[ pruhn-i-dah-nuh ]
/ ˌprʌn ɪˈdɑ nə /

noun

(in Mahayana Buddhism) the resolution not to enter nirvana until all beings are ready to enter.

Nearby words

  1. prandial,
  2. prandially,
  3. prandtl,
  4. prandtl number,
  5. prang,
  6. prank,
  7. prankish,
  8. prankishly,
  9. prankster,
  10. pranky

Origin of pranidhana

From the Sanskrit word praṇidhāna

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