Definition of 菩

  • kind of grass
  • sacred tree

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)

Popular Words With This Kanji

菩薩, ぼさつ

bodhisattva (one who vows to save all beings before becoming a Buddha)

菩提, ぼだい

bodhi (enlightenment)

菩提寺, ぼだいじ

one's family temple

菩提樹, ぼだいじゅ

lime tree, linden (Tilia), bo tree, peepul (Ficus religiosa)

南無八幡大菩薩, なむはちまんだいぼさつ

O Great God of Arms, I beseech your aid against my enemy!

月光菩薩, がっこうぼさつ

Candraprabha (bodhisattva)

観世音菩薩, かんぜおんぼさつ

Avalokitesvara (bodhisattva of mercy and salvation), Kwannon, Kannon

菩提道場, ぼだいどうじょう

Bodhi-manda (place of Buddhist practice or meditation, esp. the place under the bodhi tree where Buddha attained enlightenment)

日光菩薩, にっこうぼさつ

Suryaprabha (bodhisattva)

観音菩薩, 觀音菩薩, かんのんぼさつ

Kannon, Goddess of Mercy, Bodhisattva of Compassion, Guan Yin


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