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Ten

The number ten
China shí
Japan juu
Ten Wall Scroll

十 / 拾 is the number ten in Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja. 十 / 拾 is a strange selection for a wall scroll, so it's here mostly for reference. I guess it's OK if the number ten is important to you.


拾 Because this character is rather simple (just two strokes), there is an anti-fraud way to write ten on bank documents. This variant is shown to the right.

Ten perfect Mahayana rules

China shí fǎ
Japan jippou
Ten perfect Mahayana rules Wall Scroll

十法 is the title of the ten perfect or perfecting Mahāyāna rules.

The order of rules are as follows:
1. right belief.
2. right conduct.
3. right spirit.
4. joy of the bodhi mind.
5. joy in the dharma.
6. joy in meditation.
7. pursuing the correct dharma.
8. obedience to, or accordance with dharma.
9. departing from pride, desire, etc.
10. comprehending the inner teaching of Buddha and taking no pleasure attaining such knowledge or noting the ignorance of others.

This title is only used in the context of Buddhism. Japanese and Chinese people who are not familiar with Buddhism will not recognize this title.


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Mandarin xiān / xian1
Taiwan hsien
Japanese sento せんと
 sen せん
Chinese immortal
Japanese cent; hermit; wizard; (personal name) Hisa; (personal name) Nori; (personal name) Sonhi; (personal name) Senji; (surname, female given name) Sen
僊 ṛṣi, 哩始 an immortal. 仙人; 人仙 the genī, of whom there is a famous group of eight 八仙; an ascetic, a man of the hills, a hermit; the Buddha. The 楞嚴經 gives ten kinds of immortals, walkers on the earth, fliers, wanderers at will, into space, into the deva heavens, transforming themselves into any form, etc. The names of ten ṛṣis, who preceded Śākyamuni, the first being 闍提首那? Jatisena; there is also a list of sixty-eight 大仙 given in the 大孔雀咒經下 A classification of five is 天仙 deva genī, 神仙 spirit genī, 人仙 human genī, 地仙 earth, or cavern genī, and 鬼仙 ghost genī; renunciant
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Mandarin shí / shi2
Taiwan shih
Japanese shii / shi シー
 too とお
 to
 juu / ju じゅう
Chinese ten; 10
Japanese (numeric) ten (chi:); (numeric) ten; (personal name) Yokotate; (personal name) Momoki; (personal name) Motegi; (personal name) Mogeki; (personal name) Mogite; (personal name) Mogiki; (personal name) Mokigi; (personal name) Muneshige; (given name) Mitsuru; (female given name) Michiru; (given name) Hisashi; (personal name) Tokachi; (surname, female given name) Tsunashi; (surname) Tsuji; (female given name) Tsuganashi; (personal name) Sousuke; (personal name) Soujun; (place-name) Ju; (u
tridaśa. Thirty; abbreviation for the thirty-three deities, heavens, etc.; Daśa, ten, the perfect number.
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Ten

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Mandarin tiān / tian1
Taiwan t`ien / tien
Japanese ten てん
 ame あめ
 ama あま
Chinese day; sky; heaven
Japanese (1) sky; (2) heaven; (3) (Buddhist term) svarga (heaven-like realm visited as a stage of death and rebirth); (4) (Buddhist term) deva (divine being of Buddhism); sky; (given name) Hiroshi; (female given name) Hidzuru; (female given name) Ten; (personal name) Teshio; (female given name) Tiara; (male given name) Takashi; (female given name) Sora; (female given name) Ame; (female given name) Amane; (female given name) Amatsu; (surname) Amazaki; (surname) Amasaki; (surname, female given name) Ama; (female given name) Aogi
Heaven; the sky; a day; cf. dyo, dyaus also as 提婆 a deva, or divine being, deity; and as 素羅 sura, shining, bright.
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Heaven / Sky

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Mandarin rěn / ren3
Taiwan jen
Japanese nin にん
 shinobu しのぶ
Chinese to bear; to endure; to tolerate; to restrain oneself
Japanese (archaism) endurance; forbearance; patience; self-restraint; (1) (kana only) squirrel's foot fern (Davallia mariesii); (2) (kana only) Lepisorus thunbergianus (species of fern); (3) color of clothing layers under one's overcoat (light green on blue); (4) (abbreviation) ancient women's hairstyle; (5) (abbreviation) clothing patterned using squirrel's foot fern; (given name) Nin; (surname, female given name) Shinobu; (place-name) Shinobi; (female given name) Shino; (p,s,g) Oshi; (female given name) Azumi
kṣānti, 羼提 (or 羼底); patience, endurance, (a) in adverse circumstances, (b) in the religious state. There are groups of two, three, four, five, six, ten, and fourteen, indicating various forms of patience, equanimity, repression, forbearance, endurance, constancy, or "perseverance of the saints," both in mundane and spiritual things; to endure
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Ninja

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Mandarin/ li4
Taiwan li
Japanese ryoku りょく
 riki りき
 chikara ちから
Chinese power; force; strength; ability; strenuously; surname Li
Japanese (suffix) strength; power; proficiency; ability; (1) strength; power; proficiency; ability; (suffix noun) (2) the strength of ... people; the strength of ... men; (1) force; strength; might; vigour (vigor); energy; (2) capability; ability; proficiency; capacity; faculty; (3) efficacy; effect; (4) effort; endeavours (endeavors); exertions; (5) power; authority; influence; good offices; agency; (6) support; help; aid; assistance; (7) stress; emphasis; (8) means; resources; (given name) Riki; (given name) Teiriki; (male given name) Tsuyoshi; (given name) Tsutome; (male given name) Tsutomu; (surname, female given name) Chikara; (surname) Takariki; (given name) Isamu; (given name) Isao
bala; power, strength, of which there are several categories: 二力 power of choice and of practice; 三力 the power of Buddha; of meditation (samādhi) and of practice. 五力 pañcabala, the five powers of faith, zeal, memory (or remembering), meditation, and wisdom. 六力 A child's power is in crying; a woman's in resentment; a king's in domineering; an arhat's in zeal (or progress); a Buddha's in mercy; and a bhikṣu's in endurance (of despite) . 十力 q.v. The ten powers of Buddhas and bodhisattvas.
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Power / Strength

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Mandarin dǒu / dou3
Taiwan tou
Japanese tomasu とます
 to
Chinese dry measure for grain equal to ten 升[sheng1] or one-tenth of a 石[dan4]; decaliter; peck; cup or dipper shaped object; old variant of 陡[dou3]; abbr. for the Big Dipper constellation 北斗星[Bei3 dou3 xing1]
Japanese (1) measuring container; measure; (2) box (seating at a theatre, etc.); (3) square on a grid; cell of a grid; (4) square bearing block (at the top of a pillar); kanji radical 68 at right; (1) (obsolete) to (measure of volume, approx. 18 litres); (2) square bearing block (at the top of a pillar); (3) (astron) Chinese "Dipper" constellation (one of the 28 mansions); (given name) Hakaru
A bushel, i. e. ten Chinese pints.
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Fight / Beat Someone

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Mandarin dàn // shí / dan4 // shi2
Taiwan tan // shih
Japanese koku こく
 ishi いし
Chinese rock; stone; stone inscription; one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1]; dry measure for grain equal to ten dou 斗; ten pecks; one hundred liters; surname Shi
Japanese (1) measure of volume (approx. 180.39 liters, 6.37 cub. ft.); (2) measure of a Japanese-style boat's loading capacity (approx. 278.26 liters); (1) stone; (2) gem; jewel; (surname) Tsuruishi; (surname) Soku; (surname) Seki; (surname) Shi; (place-name) Koku; (surname) Kazu; (given name) Inseki; (surname) Iso; (personal name) Ishibuku; (personal name) Ishifuku; (surname) Ishihama; (personal name) Ishizue; (personal name) Ishisue; (surname) Ishizaki; (surname) Ishisaki; (personal name) Ishiodori; (surname) Ishi; (given name) Atsushi; (personal name) Akira
Stone, rock.
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十法

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Mandarin shí fǎ / shi2 fa3
Taiwan shih fa
Japanese jippō
The ten 成就 perfect or perfecting Mahāyāna rules; i.e. in (1) right belief; (2) conduct; (3) spirit; (4) the joy of the bodhi mind; (5) joy in the dharma; (6) joy in meditation in it; (7) pursuing the correct dharma; (8) obedience to, or accordance with it; (9) departing from pride, etc.; (10) comprehending the inner teaching of Buddha and taking no pleasure in that of the śrāvaka and pratyeka-buddha order; ten completions of the great vehicle standards
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Ten perfect Mahayana rules

合十

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Mandarin hé shí / he2 shi2
Taiwan ho shih
Japanese gōjū
Chinese to put one's palms together (in prayer or greeting)
合爪; 合掌 To bring the ten fingers or two palms together; a monk's salutation; to make salutation with the two palms together
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Namaste - Greeting

天佑

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Japanese tenyuu / tenyu てんゆう
Japanese divine aid; divine grace; providential help; (personal name) Ten'yuu
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Divine Grace

日蓮


日莲

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Mandarin rì lián / ri4 lian2
Taiwan jih lien
Japanese nichiren にちれん
Japanese (given name) Nichiren; (person) Nichiren (Buddhist priest, 1222-82, founder of the Nichiren sect)
Nichiren, the Japanese founder, in A. D. 1252, of the 日蓮宗 Nichiren sect, which is also known as the 法華宗 or Lotus sect. Its chief tenets are the three great mysteries 三大祕法, representing the trikāya: (1) 本尊 or chief object of worship, being the great maṇḍala of the worlds of the ten directions, or universe, i. e. the body or nirmāṇakāya of Buddha; (2) 題目 the title of the Lotus Sutra 妙法蓮華經 Myo-ho-ren-gwe-kyo, preceded by Namo, or, 'Adoration to the scripture of the lotus of the wonderful law, ' for it is Buddha's spiritual body; (3) 戒壇 the altar of the law, which is also the title of the Lotus as above; the believer, wherever he is, dwells in the Pure-land of calm light 寂光淨土, the saṃbhogakāya.
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無盡


无尽

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Mandarin wú jìn / wu2 jin4
Taiwan wu chin
Japanese mujin むじん
Chinese endless; inexhaustible
Japanese (given name) Mujin
Inexhaustible, without limit. It is a term applied by the 權教 to the noumenal or absolute; by the 實教 to the phenomenal, both being considered as infinite. The Huayan sūtra 十地品 has ten limitless things, the infinitude of living beings, of worlds, of space, of the dharmadhātu, of nirvāṇa, etc.
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Endless / Without Limit

天力士

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Mandarin tiān lì shì / tian1 li4 shi4
Taiwan t`ien li shih / tien li shih
Japanese ten rikishi
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition
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Warrior of Heaven

初轉法輪


初转法轮

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Mandarin chū zhuǎn fǎ lún / chu1 zhuan3 fa3 lun2
Taiwan ch`u chuan fa lun / chu chuan fa lun
Japanese sho ten bōrin
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition
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First Turn of the Dharma Wheel

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Mandarin dīng / ding1
Taiwan ting
Japanese hinoto ひのと
 tei / te てい
 chou / cho ちょう
Chinese fourth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1]; fourth in order; letter "D" or roman "IV" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc; ancient Chinese compass point: 195°; butyl; cubes (of food); surname Ding
Japanese 4th in rank; fourth sign of the Chinese calendar; (1) 4th in rank; fourth sign of the Chinese calendar; (n,n-pref,n-suf) (2) (abbreviation) (obscure) Denmark; (counter) (1) counter for sheets, pages, leaves, etc.; (2) counter for blocks of tofu; counter for servings in a restaurant; (3) counter for long and narrow things such as guns, scissors, spades, hoes, inksticks, palanquins, candles, jinrikishas, shamisen, oars, etc.; (4) even number; (5) 109.09 m; (surname) Rei; (surname) Yoroi; (place-name) Yoro; (surname) Yoboro; (surname) Youro; (surname) Momoki; (surname, female given name) Hinoto; (personal name) Tou; (surname) Tei; (male given name) Tsuyoshi; (surname) Chiyon; (surname) Choudei; (surname) Chou; (surname) Chiyun; (surname) Jiyon; (personal name) In; (personal name) Ataru

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Mandarin zhòng // zhōng / zhong4 // zhong1
Taiwan chung
Japanese chun チュン
 naka なか
 chuu / chu ぢゅう
 juu / ju ちゅう
 uchi じゅう
Chinese to hit (the mark); to be hit by; to suffer; to win (a prize, a lottery); within; among; in; middle; center; while (doing something); during; (dialect) OK; all right; China; Chinese; surname Zhong
Japanese (mahj) (abbreviation) red dragon tile; (1) inside; in; (2) among; within; (3) center (centre); middle; (4) during; while; (n,pref,suf) (1) medium; average; middle; (2) moderation; (3) (abbreviation) middle school; (4) (abbreviation) China; (5) (abbreviation) volume two (of three); (suffix noun) (6) during (a certain time when one did or is doing something); under (construction, etc.); while; (7) in; out of (e.g. three out of ten people); (suffix) (1) through; throughout; in the course of; (2) all over or throughout (e.g. a place); (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) inside; within; (2) (kana only) while; (3) (kana only) among; amongst; between; (pn,adj-no) (4) (kana only) we (referring to one's in-group, i.e. company, etc.); our; (5) my spouse; (6) (archaism) imperial palace grounds; (7) (archaism) emperor; (pn,adj-no) (8) (ksb:) I (primarily used by women and children); me; (surname, given name) Mitsuru; (s,m) Hitoshi; (personal name) Nakamine; (surname, given name) Nakaba; (surname) Nakahama; (surname) Nakatsuru; (personal name) Nakazumi; (personal name) Nakashio; (surname) Nakazaki; (surname) Nakasaki; (p,s,f) Naka; (given name) Tooru; (surname) Touru; (surname, given name) Chuu; (given name) Tadashi; (given name) Sunao; (surname) Sakinaka; (s
madhya. Middle, central, medium, the mean, within; to hit the centre. v. also 三諦; middling

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Mandarin zhàng / zhang4
Taiwan chang
Japanese dake だけ
 take たけ
 taki たき
 jou / jo じょう
Chinese measure of length, ten Chinese feet (3.3 m); to measure; husband; polite appellation for an older male
Japanese (particle) (1) (kana only) only; just; merely; simply; no more than; nothing but; alone; (2) (kana only) as (e.g. as soon as, as much as); (3) (kana only) worth; (1) height; stature; (2) length (esp. of clothing); (3) all (one has); everything; (4) magnificence (of a waka poem, etc.); (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (1) height; stature; (2) length (esp. of clothing); (3) all (one has); everything; (4) magnificence (of a waka poem, etc.); (1) 3.03 meters (ten shaku); (2) length; measure; (suffix) (3) (honorific or respectful language) Mr.; Mrs.; (given name) Masuo; (given name) Hideo; (given name) Tsukasa; (personal name) Takeru; (given name) Takeshi; (personal name) Take; (given name) Takashi; (personal name) Jouji; (surname, given name) Jou
Ten feet; an elder; a wife's parents; a husband; ten feet

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Mandarin/ mo4
Taiwan mo
Japanese yorozu よろず
 man まん
 ban ばん
Chinese see 万俟[Mo4 qi2]
Japanese (numeric) (1) 10,000; ten thousand; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (2) myriad; (adverbial noun) (3) everything; all; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (4) (archaism) various; (numeric) (1) 10,000; ten thousand; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (2) myriad; (adv,pref) many; all; (surname) Wan; (surname, given name) Yorozu; (personal name) Manpuku; (surname) Manzaki; (surname, female given name) Man; (surname) Ban; (given name) Tsumoru; (given name) Susumu; (place-name) Ara

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Mandarin bǐng / bing3
Taiwan ping
Japanese hei / he へい
 hinoe ひのえ
Chinese third of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1]; third in order; letter "C" or roman "III" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc; ancient Chinese compass point: 165°; propyl
Japanese third in rank; third sign of the Chinese calendar; (personal name) Minezaki; (personal name) Minesaki; (place-name) Hei; (personal name) Fukuzaki; (personal name) Fukusaki; (female given name) Hinoe; (female given name) Akira; (surname) Aki
Fire, heat, south; the third of the ten stems; third (in order)

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Mandarin zhé // yǐ / zhe2 // yi3
Taiwan che // i
Japanese kinoto きのと
 otsu おつ
Chinese turning stroke (in Chinese characters); see also 折[zhe2]; second of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1]; second in order; letter "B" or roman "II" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc; second party (in legal contract, usually 乙方[yi3 fang1], as opposed to 甲方[jia3 fang1]); ethyl; bent; winding; radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 5); ancient Chinese compass point: 105°
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) second in rank; second sign of the Chinese calendar; (noun or adjectival noun) (1) second (party to an agreement); the B party (e.g. in a contract); the latter; defendant; (2) stylish; chic; spicy; witty; tasty; romantic; (adjectival noun) (3) strange; quaint; queer; (expression) (4) (abbreviation) (slang) thank you; goodbye; goodnight; (surname, female given name) Kinoto; (female given name) Otome; (surname, female given name) Oto; (female given name) Otsu; (given name) Otto; (female given name) Itsu

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Mandarin jīng / jing1
Taiwan ching
Japanese miyako みやこ
 kei / ke けい
 kyou / kyo きょう
Chinese capital city of a country; big; algebraic term for a large number (old); artificial mound (old); abbr. for Beijing; surname Jing; Jing ethnic minority
Japanese capital; metropolis; (numeric) 10^16; 10,000,000,000,000,000; ten quadrillion; (1) imperial capital (esp. Kyoto); (2) final word of an iroha-uta; (numeric) (3) 10^16; 10,000,000,000,000,000; ten quadrillion; (surname, female given name) Miyako; (female given name) Miya; (surname, female given name) Misato; (female given name) Chika; (given name) Takashi; (personal name) Keiji; (surname, female given name) Kei; (personal name) Kiyou; (surname) Kyoo; (personal name) Kyouji; (surname) Kyouzaki; (surname, female given name) Kyou; (surname) Karaguri; (surname) Kanadome; (surname) Kanajiri; (given name) Osamu
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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Mandarin shí // shén / shi2 // shen2
Taiwan shih // shen
Japanese juu / ju じゅう
Chinese ten (used in fractions, writing checks etc); assorted; miscellaneous; what
Japanese (1) 10; ten; (2) (archaism) book containing a collection of poems; (personal name) Sousaku; (personal name) Shuusaku
A file of ten; sundry, what.

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Mandarin tián // diàn / tian2 // dian4
Taiwan t`ien // tien / tien // tien
Japanese ten てん
 tsukuda つくだ
Chinese to cultivate; to hunt; farmer
Japanese cultivated rice field; (surname) Den; (surname) Ten; (surname) Tsunoda; (personal name) Tsukudayukie; (place-name, surname) Tsukuda

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Mandarin rén / ren2
Taiwan jen
Japanese mizunoe みずのえ
 jin じん
Chinese ninth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1]; ninth in order; letter "I" or roman "IX" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc; ancient Chinese compass point: 345°; nona
Japanese 9th in rank; ninth sign of the Chinese calendar; (surname) Mibu; (given name) Jin

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Mandarin diàn / dian4
Taiwan tien
Japanese ten
Chinese to fix; to settle; a libation to the dead
To settle, offer, condole.

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Mandarin gāi / gai1
Taiwan kai
Japanese gai
Ten millions, tr. of ayuta 阿由他, nayuta, 那由他; but another account says 100 millions; ten million

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Mandarin zōng / zong1
Taiwan tsung
Japanese mune むね
 shuu / shu しゅう
Chinese school; sect; purpose; model; ancestor; clan; to take as one's model (in academic or artistic work); classifier for batches, items, cases (medical or legal), reservoirs; surname Zong
Japanese center (centre); pillar; principle; sect; (given name) Motoi; (personal name) Muneto; (surname) Munetaka; (surname, female given name) Mune; (female given name) Miyako; (personal name) Hajime; (surname) Chon; (given name) Takashi; (surname) Souzaki; (surname) Sou; (surname, given name) Shuu
Ancestors, ancestral; clan; class, category. kind; school, sect; siddhānta, summary, main doctrine, syllogism, proposition, conclusion, realization. Sects are of two kinds: (1) those founded on principles having historic continuity, as the twenty sects of the Hīnayāna, the thirteen sects of China, and the fourteen sects of Japan: (2) those arising from an individual interpretation of the general teaching of Buddhism, as the sub-sects founded by Yongming 永明 (d. 975), 法相宗, 法性宗, 破相宗, or those based on a peculiar interpretation of one of the recognized sects, as the Jōdo-shinshū 淨土眞宗 found by Shinran-shōnin. There are also divisions of five, six, and ten, which have reference to specific doctrinal differences. Cf. 宗派; a tenet

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Mandarin zhǎn / zhan3
Taiwan chan
Japanese ten てん
Chinese to spread out; to open up; to exhibit; to put into effect; to postpone; to prolong; exhibition; surname Zhan
Japanese (suffix) (abbreviation) exhibition; exhibit; (personal name) Hiromu; (personal name) Hiroshi; (female given name) Hiraku; (female given name) Noberu; (given name) Noburu; (female given name) Nobu; (personal name) Ten; (personal name) Atsushi; (given name) Akira
To extend, expand, stretch; to expand

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Mandarin/ ji3
Taiwan chi
Japanese na
 tsuchinoto つちのと
 ki
 ondore おんどれ
 ora おれ
 onore おら
 ono おのれ
 onu おの
 odore おぬ
 ura おどれ
 unu うら
Chinese self; oneself; sixth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1]; sixth in order; letter "F" or roman "VI" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc; hexa
Japanese (1) (archaism) I; (2) you; 6th in rank; sixth sign of the Chinese calendar; (out-dated kanji) (pn,adj-no) (masculine speech) I; me; (pn,adj-no) (1) (archaism) oneself (itself, etc.); (2) (humble language) I; me; (3) (derogatory term) you; (adverb) (4) by oneself (itself, etc.); (interjection) (5) interjection expressing anger or chagrin; (pronoun) (1) oneself; myself; (2) I; (3) (derogatory term) you; (pn,adj-no) (kana only) (derogatory term) you; (pronoun) (kana only) (masculine speech) (archaism) I; me; (pn,adj-no) (vulgar) blockhead!; you; (place-name) Ki
Self, personal, own.

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Mandarin huàn / huan4
Taiwan huan
Japanese maboroshi まぼろし
Chinese fantasy
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) phantom; vision; illusion; dream; apparition; (surname) Maboroshi; (personal name) Sachimi; (given name) Gen
māyā. Illusion, hallucination, a conjurer's trick, jugglery, i. e. one of the ten illustrations of unreality; an illusion

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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
Ten 十 / 拾
juu / jushí / shi2 / shi shih
Ten perfect Mahayana rules 十法jippou / jiposhí fǎ / shi2 fa3 / shi fa / shifa shih fa / shihfa
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.

Successful Chinese Character and Japanese Kanji calligraphy searches within the last few hours...

Aikido
Alison
Angie
Apollo
Balance
Billy
Black
Caleb
Clint
David
Dragon
Dragon Soul
Earth
Enough
Family
Father
Fire
Fire Dragon
Friendship
Golden Dragon
Happy
Honor
Hope
Humble
I Miss You
Indomitable Spirit
Jade
Jeanine
Jenna
Kristin
Life Force
Live in the Moment
Lotus Flower
Love
Luna
Pablo
Paladin
Power of Understanding
Priyanka
Rafael
Renee
Robert
Sara
Senpai
Sensei
Success
Vermillion Dragon
Warrior
Wisdom

All of our calligraphy wall scrolls are handmade.

When the calligrapher finishes creating your artwork, it is taken to my art mounting workshop in Beijing where a wall scroll is made by hand from a combination of silk, rice paper, and wood.
After we create your wall scroll, it takes at least two weeks for air mail delivery from Beijing to you.

Allow a few weeks for delivery. Rush service speeds it up by a week or two for $10!

When you select your calligraphy, you'll be taken to another page where you can choose various custom options.


A nice Chinese calligraphy wall scroll

The wall scroll that Sandy is holding in this picture is a "large size"
single-character wall scroll.
We also offer custom wall scrolls in small, medium, and an even-larger jumbo size.

A professional Chinese Calligrapher

Professional calligraphers are getting to be hard to find these days.
Instead of drawing characters by hand, the new generation in China merely type roman letters into their computer keyboards and pick the character that they want from a list that pops up.

There is some fear that true Chinese calligraphy may become a lost art in the coming years. Many art institutes in China are now promoting calligraphy programs in hopes of keeping this unique form of art alive.

Trying to learn Chinese calligrapher - a futile effort

Even with the teachings of a top-ranked calligrapher in China, my calligraphy will never be good enough to sell. I will leave that to the experts.

A high-ranked Chinese master calligrapher that I met in Zhongwei

The same calligrapher who gave me those lessons also attracted a crowd of thousands and a TV crew as he created characters over 6-feet high. He happens to be ranked as one of the top 100 calligraphers in all of China. He is also one of very few that would actually attempt such a feat.


Check out my lists of Japanese Kanji Calligraphy Wall Scrolls and Old Korean Hanja Calligraphy Wall Scrolls.

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