bodhi बोधि

Definition: m. perfect enlightenment by which a man becomes a Buddha or Jina; enlightened intellect of a Buddha or Jina (B. or Jain term); the tree of knowledge un der which Buddha obtained perfect enlighten ment (Ficus religiosa); -ita, cs. pp. (√ budh) made known, etc.; -i-tavya, fp. to be made known or communicated; -in, a. (--°ree;) re garding, careful of; knowing; causing to know or perceive; awakening, enlightening.

Dictionary: Macdonell
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