발보리심 (發菩提心)의 준말. 보리심 (菩提心)을 일으키거나 무상보리 (無上菩提)를 얻으려는 열망. 초발심시변정각 (初發心時便正覺) 참조
A great resolve to attain supreme enlightenment, or a great inspirit of the earnest aspiration to attain enlightenment: It follows upon a great aspiration, wherein the Bodhisattva will be filled with a lofty determination that he/she should attain enlightenment to serve all living beings. Cf. (Chobalsimsi Byeonjeonggak) The moment of earnest aspiration for enlightenment itself is the true awakening.