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pranidhana

[pruhn-i-dah-nuh] /ˌprʌn ɪˈdɑ nə/
noun
1.
(in Mahayana Buddhism) the resolution not to enter nirvana until all beings are ready to enter.
Origin
< Sanskrit praṇidhāna
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