Buddhahood; 3 Definition(s)

Introduction

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.

In Buddhism

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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