A “perfected person”, advanced along the path of enlightenment, who is cleansed of all mental defilements of the Self, but who may not have reached full Buddhahood. A Pāli variant is arahant.

P: arahat, arahant, S: arhat, V: a la hán

« Back to Glossary Index

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *