Buddha

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Bud·dha 1

 (bo͞o′də, bo͝od′ə)
See Siddhartha Gautama.

Bud·dha 2

 (bo͞o′də, bo͝od′ə)
n.
1. One who has achieved a state of perfect spiritual enlightenment, thereby attaining nirvana.
2. A representation or likeness of a Buddha.

[Sanskrit buddha-, enlightened, past participle of bodhati, he awakes; see bheudh- in Indo-European roots.]

buddha

(ˈbʊdə)
(in Buddhism) n
1. (Buddhism) (often capital) a person who has achieved a state of perfect enlightenment
2. (Buddhism) an image or picture of the Buddha
[C17: from Sanskrit: awakened, enlightened, from budh to awake, know]

Buddha

(ˈbʊdə)
n
(Buddhism) the Buddha ?563–483 bc, a title applied to Gautama Siddhartha, a nobleman and religious teacher working in N India, regarded by his followers as the most recent rediscoverer of the path to enlightenment: the founder of Buddhism

Bud•dha

(ˈbu də, ˈbʊd ə)

n., pl. -dhas.
1. Also called Gautama. (Prince Siddhāttha or Siddhartha) 566?–c480 B.C., Indian religious leader: founder of Buddhism.
2. any of a series of teachers in Buddhism, bringing enlightenment and wisdom.
3. (sometimes l.c.) a Buddhist who has attained full prajna, or Enlightenment; Arhat.
4. a representation of Buddha.
[1675–85; < Skt: awakened (budh- awaken, notice, understand + -ta past participle suffix)]
Bud′dha•hood`, n.

buddha

A word meaning awakened or enlightened one. It is a title and not a proper name. Buddhists believe that there have been many buddhas and that there will be many buddhas in the future.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.buddha - founder of BuddhismBuddha - founder of Buddhism; worshipped as a god (c 563-483 BC)
2.Buddha - one who has achieved a state of perfect enlightenment
holy man, holy person, saint, angel - person of exceptional holiness
Translations
Буда
Buddha
Buddha
Buddha
בודה
Buda
Buddha
Buddha
仏陀
부처
Buddha
Buda
Buddha
พระพุทธรูป
Будда
Đức phậtphật

Buddha

[ˈbʊdə] NBuda m

Buddha

[ˈbʊdə] nBouddha m

Buddha

nBuddha m

Buddha

[ˈbʊdə] nBudda m inv

buddha

بوذا Buddha Buddha Buddha Βούδας Buda Buddha Bouddha Buda Buddha 仏陀 부처 Boeddha Buddha Budda Buda Будда Buddha พระพุทธรูป Buda Đức phật
References in classic literature ?
Mind," he began again, lifting one arm from the elbow, the palm of the hand outwards, so that, with his legs folded before him, he had the pose of a Buddha preaching in European clothes and without a lotus- flower--"Mind, none of us would feel exactly like this.
This marked the introduction to the West of a buddha who had returned to this world.
In the next few years, Dhammananda traveled to many countries searching for a Buddha that matched the one she saw in her vision.
They never imagined at that time that His Holiness is the true incarnation of a Buddha in this world.
The technology was co-opted by a duo called FM3 (expatriate American, Christiaan Virant and Chinese keyboardist, Zhang Jian), who have created and now distribute a Buddha Machine of their own that includes nine loops of their own music.
awoke," or became the enlightened one, a Buddha, he had realized how every sentient being can also achieve liberation from cyclic existence.
The title "Becoming the Buddha" refers to how the physical object that is a Buddha image becomes the Buddha in order to be worshiped.