Bodhimandala, aka: Bodhi-mandala, Bodhimaṇḍala; 3 Definition(s)


Bodhimandala means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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A monastery where Bhiksus (monks) and Bhiksunis (nuns) practise and teach the Buddhist Dharma. It also generally refers to a holy place of enlightenment; a place for teaching and learning the Dharma; a place where a Bodhisattva appears and where devotees have glimpses of him.Source: Buddhist Door: Glossary

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Bodhimaṇḍala (बोधिमण्डल).—Name of the place where Gautama Buddha attained to perfect wisdom.

Derivable forms: bodhimaṇḍalam (बोधिमण्डलम्).

Bodhimaṇḍala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bodhi and maṇḍala (मण्डल).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bodhimaṇḍala (बोधिमण्डल).—[, error for bodhimaṇḍa, q.v.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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