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Mind Inclined to Awakening

Pali:
Bodhicitta
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Sanskrit:
Bodhicitta
Synonyms:
desire, enlightenment-mind, the thought of awakening
Definition :

Bodhi (awakened) citta (mind)

The Mind that is aimed at awakening with Wisdom and Compassion for the benefit of all sentient beings. Bodhicitta is the lofty motivation to "strive to bring a complete end to all the sufferings of others along with their own suffering...This bodhicitta results from deep compassion (karuna) for the suffering of others".

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