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.

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Origin of pranidhana

From the Sanskrit word praṇidhāna

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