In Buddhism, a Bodhisattva is one who has attained enlightenment, but chooses to remain among humankind to help others achieve it. A Bodhisattva is a being who is a potential Buddha.(pr. BOH-dee-SOT-və)Example images of Bodhisattvas: Pakistan, ancient region of Gandh?ra, Standing Bodhisattva, 1st-2nd century CE, Kushan period, gray schist, 59 1/8 x 30 x 10 inches (150.2 x 76.2 x 25.4 cm), Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX.