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Mahakaruna, aka: Mahākaruṇā; 4 Definition(s)

Mahakaruna means something in Buddhism, Sanskrit, Pali Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article:

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Great compassion.
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Sanskrit term for `great compassionaE , and also an epithet for Buddha Avalokiteshvara.
Added: 23.Nov.2008 | Source: Kadampa: Glossary of Buddhist Terms
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Great compassion.
Added: 23.Nov.2008 | Source: Guoxue: Buddhism Glossary
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mahākaruṇā : (f.) great compassion.

Added: 03.Aug.2014 | Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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