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[boh-dee] /ˈboʊ di/
noun, Buddhism.
supreme knowledge or enlightenment.
Origin of bodhi
< Pali, Sanskrit Unabridged
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  • The knowledge accompanying nirvana is expressed through the word bodhi.
  • There is no image of light contained in the term bodhi, however.
  • Both are believed to have been propagated from the original bodhi tree.
  • Only when all living beings have been saved, will i attain bodhi.
Contemporary definitions for bodhi

enlightenment or awakening achieved by a buddha

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