Bodhisattva (Tib. byang.chub sems.dpa/jang-chub sem-pa): Literally, “enlightenment being.” One who has generated bodhicitta.

Bodhisattva spiritual masters who have attained higher levels, from the first to the tenth bhumi, possess varying amounts of wisdom and purification. In particular, bodhisattvas who attain levels above the eighth possess ten powers to benefit other beings:
Power over life”, “Power over mind”, “Power over provision of necessities”, “Power over cause”, “Power over birth”,  “Power over intentions”, “Power over aspiration prayers”, “Power over miracles”, “Power over wisdom awareness”, and “Power over Dharma”.

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