JAPANESE MYTHOLOGY

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BOSATSU

Japanese Wisdom Spirit

An enlightened Buddhist being

This is the Japanese equivalent of the Sanskrit term BODHISATTVAS: those who are ready to achieve Nirvana but choose to stay behind and help other souls instead.

Japan is full of BOSATSUs, the most famous being KANNON.

BOSATSU FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : BOSATSU
Location : Japan
Gender : Both male and female
Type : spiritual being
In charge of : Wisdom
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : NEUTRAL, may not care
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 9758
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Article last updated on 22 August 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Bosatsu: Japanese Spirit of Wisdom (Japanese mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 22 Aug. 2014. Web. 30 September 2014.

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