Arhathood vs Arahant - What's the difference?

arhathood | arahant | Related terms |

Arhathood is a related term of arahant.


As nouns the difference between arhathood and arahant

is that arhathood is the state of being an arhat while arahant is eminently high achiever who has attained enlightenment.

arhathood

English

Noun

(-)
  • The state of being an arhat
  • arahant

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Eminently high achiever who has attained enlightenment.
  • Usage notes

    Compare to Mahayana bodhisattva.

    See also

    * Theravada