Definition of Boddhisattvas
1. boddhisattva [n] - See also: boddhisattva
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Literary usage of Boddhisattvas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Religion and Ethics by Shailer Mathews, Gerald Birney Smith (1921)
"Chinese gods and spirits, on the other hand, have easily been transformed into Buddhas or boddhisattvas, and the phrase "all the Buddhas" has become in ..."
2. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1916)
"The Mándala were of four kinds: Maha-Mandala, representing Buddhas and boddhisattvas with all their distinguishing marks and attributes ; Karma-Mandala, ..."
3. A Student's Philosophy of Religion by William Kelley Wright (1922)
"... which this homage to the Buddha has developed in the less pure forms of the religion into downright worship of him as well as of gods and boddhisattvas, ..."
4. Isis Unveiled: A Master-key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1891)
"... highest of the three boddhisattvas, and patron saint of Thibet, projects his shadow, full in the view of the faithful, at the lamasery of Dga- G'Dan, ..."
5. Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn (1904)
"The virgins and the saints would have been found to resemble the aureoled boddhisattvas and Buddhas; the angels and the demons would have been at once ..."
6. The Gospel of Buddha According to Old Records by Paul Carus (1895)
"17, 19, 21-23, 26-31, 68 ; appearance of, 19; boddhisattvas, 11o. Bodhi-tree, a tree of the species ficus religiosa.—29. Bra'hma, Anglicised form of skt. ..."