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Pure Land / Jodo

Also a sect of Buddhism
China jìng tǔ
Japan jou do
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This literally means "pure land" or "clean earth."

This is also the abbreviated title of a Buddhist sect which involves faith in rebirth of Buddha Amitabha (Amitābha) in the Western Heaven. Sometimes this sect is translated as "Paradise of the West." Other titles of this school of Buddhism include Amidism or Elvsium.


See Also:  Nirvana | Shin Buddhism

Pure Land Buddhism / Jodo Buddhism

China jìng tǔ zōng
Japan jou do shuu
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淨土宗 is the title of Japanese "Pure Land Buddhism." This form is also romanized/known as "Jodo Shu" (jōdo shū).

Also known as Amidism for the fact that this is a branch of Mahayana (Mahāyāna) Buddhism which focuses on Amitabha (Amitābha) Buddha. This form of Buddhism, along with Chinese characters, came to Japan via China in the 5th century according to most historians.


Notes:
Pure Land Buddhism is also known as 浄土仏教 (jōdo bukkyō).
Some will just express it with just 浄土 (Pure Land).


See Also:  Shin Buddhism


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

浄土宗

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Japanese joudoshuu / jodoshu じょうどしゅう
Japanese Pure Land sect (of Buddhism); Jodo (sect); (personal name) Joudoshuu
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浄土真宗

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Japanese joudoshinshuu / jodoshinshu じょうどしんしゅう
Japanese Jodo Shinshu (offshoot of the Jodo sect); True Pure Land School; (person) Joudo Shinshuu
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Shin Buddhism

一向

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Mandarin yī xiàng / yi1 xiang4
Taiwan i hsiang
Japanese hitomukai ひとむかい
 ikkou / ikko いっこう
Chinese always (previously); a period of time in the recent past
Japanese (adj-na,adv) (kana only) nothing but; earnest; intent; determined; set on (something); (adverb) (1) completely; absolutely; totally; (2) (not) at all; (not) a bit; (not) in the least; (3) earnestly; intently; determinedly; (4) (abbreviation) Jodo Shinshu; (surname) Hitomukai; (surname) Ikkou
One direction, each direction; with single mind, the mind fixed in one direction undistracted; e.g. 一向淸淨無有女人 (The land of that Buddha is) everywhere pure; no women are there; entirely

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一念

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Mandarin yī niàn / yi1 nian4
Taiwan i nien
Japanese kazune かずね
 itsune いつね
 ichinen いちねん
Japanese (1) determined purpose; (2) (Buddhist term) an incredibly short span of time (i.e. the time occupied by a single thought); (3) (Buddhist term) a single repetition of a prayer (esp. in Jodo-shu); (personal name) Kazune; (personal name) Itsune; (given name) Ichinen
A kṣaṇa, or thought; a concentration of mind; a moment; the time of a thought, of which there are varying measurements from 60 kṣaṇa upwards; the Fan-yi-ming-yi makes it one kṣaṇa. A reading. A repetition (especially of Amitābha's name). The Pure-land sect identify the thought of Buddha with Amitābha's vow, hence it is an assurance of salvation; thought-moment

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助業


助业

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Mandarin zhù yè / zhu4 ye4
Taiwan chu yeh
Japanese jogou / jogo じょごう
Japanese (Buddhist term) auxiliary actions (in Jodo: recitation, observation, worship, praise & offering)
Auxiliary karma, i.e. deeds or works, e.g. reciting the sutras about the Pure Land, worship, praise, and offering, as additional to direct karma 正業, i.e. faith in Amitābha, expressed by constant thought of him and calling on his name.

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浄土

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Japanese joudo / jodo じょうど
Japanese (1) (Buddhist term) Pure Land (esp. the Western Pure Land paradise of Amitabha); (2) (abbreviation) Pure Land Buddhism; (surname) Joudo

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一向宗

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Mandarin yī xiàng zōng / yi1 xiang4 zong1
Taiwan i hsiang tsung
Japanese ikkoushuu / ikkoshu いっこうしゅう
Japanese Jodo Shinshu
The 眞宗 Shin or Pure-land Shin Sect founded by Shinran, in Japan, whose chief tenet is unwavering reflection on Amida (by repeating his name); Fervent sect

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開教師

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Japanese kaikyoushi / kaikyoshi かいきょうし
Japanese Buddhist missionary, esp. in Jodo, Pure Land, etc. sects; Buddhist minister (in the West)

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Pure Land
Jodo
淨土
净土
jou do / joudo / jo do / jodojìng tǔ / jing4 tu3 / jing tu / jingtu ching t`u / chingtu / ching tu
Pure Land Buddhism
Jodo Buddhism
淨土宗
浄土宗
jou do shuu
joudoshuu
jo do shu
jodoshu
jìng tǔ zōng
jing4 tu3 zong1
jing tu zong
jingtuzong
ching t`u tsung
chingtutsung
ching tu tsung
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