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engaging bodhicitta (Tib: jug sem jang-chub sem)

The altruistic mind of enlightenment that actively engages in the six perfections and the four means of drawing sentient beings to the Dharma, after the bodhisattva vows have been taken. See also aspirational bodhicitta and bodhicitta.