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Bodhimandala
also called "bodhimanda"

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  1. in its original meaning, is the achievement of enlightenment, or the meditative posture adopted by a Buddhist to that end

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  2. Sanskrit for "buddha position" or "buddhahood"

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  3. used in a looser sense to describe a Buddhist temple of any variety, whether or not it hosted a bodhisattva

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  4. By metonymy, the term bodhimandala is also (perhaps more frequently) used to describe a place, often a city, monastery, or temple, where a particular bodhisattva is believed to have achieved buddhahood, taught Dharma, or performed some other signific

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  5. In this respect, the term is similar to the Catholic style "Our Lady of...", which properly prefixes a site visited by the Virgin Mary (as in Our Lady of Lourdes, but has gradually become a generic church appellation

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  6. Bodhimandalas are regularly visited by Buddhist pilgrims, and some, like Ningbo, have gone on to become popular secular tourist destinations as well

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