aspiration

  1. Strong wish made by a bodhisattva to become a fully awakened Buddha. (Pali: abhinīhāra, Sanskrit: ābhinirhāra)

  2. Mental factor that takes interest in and wants to derive the benefits of cultivating serenity (Pali/Sanskrit: chanda)

  3. Single-pointed concentration that wishes to attain spiritual powers and fuels efforts to develop concentration (Pali/Sanskrit: chanda)

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