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Bodhisattva vs. Buddha

[ boh-duh-suht-vuh ]
  1. a person who has attained prajna, or Enlightenment, but who postpones Nirvana in order to help others to attain Enlightenment: individual Bodhisattvas are the subjects of devotion in certain sects and are often represented in painting and sculpture.
[ boo-duh, bood-uh ]
  1. Indian religious leader: founder of Buddhism.
  2. any of a series of teachers in Buddhism, of whom Gautama was the last, who bring enlightenment and wisdom.
  3. a person who has attained full prajna, or enlightenment; Arhat.

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