Buddhahood; 3 Definition(s)
Buddhahood 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.
General definition (in Buddhism)In Buddhism, buddhahood is the state of perfect enlightenment attained by a Buddha. (Sanskrit: buddhatva.Pali: buddhatta. Or (both) buddhabhava)(Source): WikiPedia: Buddhism
A term used for the state of being Buddha.(Source): Buddhism Tourism: Glossary of Buddhist Terms
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Search found 71 books and stories containing Buddhahood. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
A Treatise on the Paramis (by Ācariya Dhammapāla)
The Great Chariot (by Longchenpa)
Part 3b - The kaya of the manifestation of enlightenment < [B. The explanation of the kayas and wisdoms]
A. The teaching of the establishment of the kayas and wisdoms, by completing the path < [Chapter XIII - The Fruition, the Great Self-existence]
Part 6 - The final summary expressing the purpose of the paths and bhumis < [C. The stages of the paths of meditation on this]
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
Text Section 233 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Text Section 261-262 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Text Section 247 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
7. Enlightenment and Buddhahood < [Part 4 - The Bodhisattva in the Abhidharma system]
Part 6 - Avadāna of the sumptuous alms of Velāma < [Chapter XIX - The Characteristics of Generosity]
Part 2 - Various kinds of morality < [Chapter XXI - Discipline or Morality]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on the stanza beginning with diṭṭhivisūkāni (wriggling of opinion) < [Commentary on biography of Silent Buddhas (Paccekabuddha)]
Commentary on the stanza on puttadāra < [Commentary on biography of Silent Buddhas (Paccekabuddha)]
Commentary on the stanza relating to bamboo shoot (vaṃsa) < [Commentary on biography of Silent Buddhas (Paccekabuddha)]
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