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A Buddhist who has attained nirvana
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Buddhist who has attained Nirvana
Buddhist who's attained Nirvana
Buddhist on cloud nine
Word definitions for arhat in dictionaries
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Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Arhat \Arhat\ n. 1. 1 a Buddhist who has attained nirvana. Syn: Arhant, lohan.
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 (context Buddhism English) one who has attained enlightenment; a Buddhist saint 2 (''Jainism'') one of the stages of the ascetic's spiritual evolution, when all passions (anger, ego, deception, greed, attachment, hatred and ignorance) are destroyed;...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Theravada Buddhism defines arhat ( Sanskrit ) or arahant (Pali) as "one who is worthy" or as a "perfected person" having attained nirvana . Other Buddhist traditions have used the term for people far advanced along the path of Enlightenment , but who may...
Usage examples of arhat.
He liked to surround himself with colourful, uncommon people, and so that night he had invited an arhat from Newvannia, a famous neurosinger, a renegade pilot of the Order named Sivan wi Mawi Sarkissian, and even five warrior-poets recently arrived from the planet Qallar.
A person who achieved this was an arhat and his physical death was his last.
The earlier ideal of the arhat was considered selfish and its aim and practices suited to less evolved spirits.
But, fortunately, I am now an arhat, while Sariputra here is unusually close to enlightenment.
Pasenadi is now both an arhat and a king, and it is very hard to be both.
I was desperate for company, even that of a Buddhist arhat with black gums.
As an arhat, Pasenadi was obliged to forgive the Shakyans for sending him a prostitute for a wife.
They invited musicians and artists and arhats even warrior-poets as well as princes and ambassadors from each of the Civilized Worlds.
He would go among the harijan, whores, exemplars, autists, and arhats, looking in their hurried eyes for the light of consciousness.
Who can say which of the carked races of man - the Elf-men of Anya and the Hoshi, the Newvanian Arhats and all the others - have attained to the godly, and which are extremely long-lived women and men wearing bizarre and sometimes beautiful bodies?
A few fearful arhats near us snapped their tangerine robes and kept their distance, although they looked at us with the awe which farsiders so often have of pilots.
And the Hibakusha fled and took to bed Law, and so were born the Aphasics, the Friends of God, the Astriers, Autists, Maggids and Arhats of Newvania.
Who can say which of the carked races of man-the Elf-men of Anya and the Hoshi, the Newvanian Arhats and all the others-have attained to the godly, and which are extremely long-lived women and men wearing bizarre and sometimes beautiful bodies?
It is only by virtue of a strict observance of the foregoing rules that a Lanoo can hope to acquire in good time the Siddhis of the Arhats, the growth which makes him become gradually One with the Universal ALL.
Below them are the Arhats souls, advanced illuminators who still incarnate along with three more lower gradations of evolving souls.