Bodhicittotpada, Bodhicittotpāda, Bodhicitta-utpada: 1 definition
Bodhicittotpada means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Alternative spellings of this word include Bodhichittotpada.
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
Bodhicittotpāda (बोधिचित्तोत्पाद) refers to the “generating of a mind set on awakening” and represents one of the “sevent supreme offerings” (saptavidhā-anuttarapūjā) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 14). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., saptavidhā-anuttarapūjā and Bodhicittotpāda). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.
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Starts with: Bodhicittotpadanashastra.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 1 - The legend of Mañjuśrī < [Chapter XLVII - Praises made by the Buddhas]
Part 4 - Conclusion (1): Preliminary Note < [Chapter LII - Elimination of the Triple Poison]
III. Although non-existent, the Bodhisattva merits special praises < [Part 1 - Winning the praises of the Buddhas]
Blue Annals (deb-ther sngon-po) (by George N. Roerich)