Bodhisattvacaryavatara, aka: Bodhisattva-caryavatara, Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra; 2 Definition(s)


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Alternative spellings of this word include Bodhisattvacharyavatara.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra (बोधिसत्त्वचर्यावतार) is the name of a Sanskrit Buddhist work on “the path of the bodhisattva”, written by Śāntideva in the year 700 AD.

Source: Wisdom Library: Buddhism

A classical text written by Santideva dealing with Mahayana ethics. It is meant for spiritual development of the Mahayana bodhisattvas

Source: Buddhism Tourism: Glossary of Buddhist Terms

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