tathagata

noun

ta·​tha·​ga·​ta
təˌtägəˈtə
plural -s
Buddhism
: an enlightened one : a finder of truth : one who has attained perfection

Word History

Etymology

Sanskrit tathāgata, from tathā thus + gata gone, come, arrived, from gamati he goes

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“Tathagata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tathagata. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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