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by Micha F. Lindemans
The Japanese form of the Sanskrit bodhisattva, a manifestation of the Buddha in the past, present or future. Instead of entering nirvana, thus escaping the burden of individual existence, a bodhisattva has decided to remain on earth for the benefit of humanity.

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