Samyaksambuddha

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Samyaksambuddha (Skt. saṃyaksaṃbuddha; Tib. ཡང་དག་པར་རྫོགས་པའི་སངས་རྒྱས་, Wyl. yang dag par rdzogs pa’i sangs rgyas) — a totally and completely awakened buddha. An epithet of the buddhas, used both as an honorific and to distinguish them from beings of lesser realization such as arhats, pratyekabuddhas, and the like.