meaning of Bodhisat

Bodhisat meaning in General Dictionary

a person who has now reached the greatest level of saintship so that in the next incarnation he can be a Buddha or savior of the world

Sentence Examples with the word Bodhisat

As the newer school did not venture so far as to claim as Bodhisats the disciples stated in the older books to have been the contemporaries of Gotama (they being precisely the persons known as Arahats), they attempted to give the appearance of age to the Bodhisat theory by representing the Buddha as being surrounded, not only by his human companions the Arahats, but also by fabulous beings, whom they represented as the Bodhisats existing at that time.

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