Bodhisattvas are enlightened sentient beings who are aware of all sentient beings’ sufferings, feel sympathy for others’ plight, and act to succor them. To become a Buddha, a sentient being must pass through the stage of being a bodhisattva.
What are the three categories of kalpas mentioned in Buddhist scriptures?
How long or how short can the lifespan of a sentient being be? How many years remain before our Earth is destroyed? Is that true human life expectancy can be as high as 84,000 years?