In Buddhist thought, a bodhisattva (中文: 菩薩 pú sà) is a being who has not attained enlightenment, and may refrain from nirvana in the hopes of aiding others to reach it. Conventionally, the term is applied to hypothetical beings with a high degree of enlightenment and power.
also: Lokeshvara, Guanyin (Guanshiyin, Kuan Yin), Kannon, Sho Kannon, Kanzeon, Kanjizai (Kozeo) Padmapani, Spyan ras gzigs (Chenrezi, Chen rezig)
An image of a bodhisattva, most likely Kuan Yin, taken at China's Mt. Jiuhua
also: Metteyya, 弥勒佛 (Mi Le Fo), 布袋 (Hotei), 未来仏 (Miroku)
also: 普賢菩薩 (Fugen), 普贤菩萨 (Pǔxián)