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虛空


虚空

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xū kōng / xu1 kong1
hsü k`ung / hsü kung
 kokū
 Scroll
void; hollow; empty
śūnya; empty, void, space; ākāśa, in the sense of space, or the ether; gagana, the sky, atmosphere, heaven; kha, space, sky, ether, 虛 is defined as that which is without shape or substantiality, 空 as that which has no resistance. The immaterial universe behind all phenomena.

逆さ

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 sakasa / さかさ
 Scroll
(noun - becomes adjective with の) reverse; inversion; upside down

マーカス

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 maakasu / makasu / マーカス
 Scroll
(personal name) Marcus


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qiáo / qiao2
ch`iao / chiao
 takashi / たかし
emigrant; to reside abroad
(given name) Takashi


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yáo / yao2
yao
 takashi / たかし
surname Yao; Yao or Tang Yao (c. 2200 BC), one of Five legendary Emperors 五帝[wu3 di4], second son of Di Ku 帝嚳|帝喾[Di4 Ku4]
(surname, given name) Takashi

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yáo / yao2
yao
 takashi / たかし
Japanese variant of 堯|尧[yao2]
(s,m) Takashi

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 takashi / たかし (personal name) Takashi

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/ yi4
i
 takashi / たかし
high and steep
(given name) Takashi

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yín / yin2
yin
 takashi / たかし
high; rugged mountains; steep
(surname, given name) Takashi

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 takashi / たかし (given name) Takashi


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yáo / yao2
yao
 takashi / たかし
high; steep; to tower
(given name) Takashi

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 takashi / たかし (given name) Takashi

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wēi / wei1
wei
 takashi / たかし
lofty; towering; Taiwan pr. [wei2]
(male given name) Takashi

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shuǎng / shuang3
shuang
 takashi / たかし
bright; clear; crisp; open; frank; straightforward; to feel well; fine; pleasurable; invigorating; to deviate
(given name) Takashi

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gāo / gao1
kao
 takashi / たかし
bank; marsh
(given name) Takashi

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qióng / qiong2
ch`iung / chiung
 takashi / たかし
vault; dome; the sky
(given name) Takashi


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téng / teng2
t`eng / teng
 takashi / たかし
to transcribe; to copy out; (free word)
(personal name) Takashi

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qiú / qiu2
ch`iu / chiu
 takashi / たかし
strong; vigorous; robust; to draw near; to come to an end
(personal name) Takashi

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sháo / shao2
shao
 takashi / たかし
(music); excellent; harmonious
(given name) Takashi

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sào / sao4
sao
 takashi / たかし
high; imposing; eminent
(male given name) Takashi

七子

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qī zǐ / qi1 zi3
ch`i tzu / chi tzu
 shichishi / ふみこ
(female given name) Fumiko
The parable in the Nirvana Sutra of the sick son whose parents, though they love all their sons equally, devote themselves to him. So does the Buddha specially care for sinners. The seven sons are likened to mankind, devas, sravakas, pratyeka-buddhas, and the three kinds of bodhisattvas of the 藏, 通 and 別教.

三乘

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sān shèng / san1 sheng4
san sheng
 sanjō / みのり
(surname) Minori
Triyāna, the three vehicles, or conveyances which carry living beings across saṁsāra or mortality (births-and-deaths) to the shores of nirvāṇa. The three are styled 小,中, and 大. Sometimes the three vehicles are defined as 聲聞 Śrāvaka, that of the hearer or obedient disciple; 緣覺Pratyeka-buddha, that of the enlightened for self; these are described as 小乘 because the objective of both is personal salvation; the third is 菩薩Bodhisattva, or 大乘 Mahāyāna, because the objective is the salvation of all the living. The three are also depicted as 三車 three wains, drawn by a goat, a deer, an ox. The Lotus declares that the three are really the One Buddha-vehicle, which has been revealed in three expedient forms suited to his disciples' capacity, the Lotus Sūtra being the unifying, complete, and final exposition. The Three Vehicles are differently explained by different exponents, e.g. (1) Mahāyāna recognizes (a) Śrāvaka, called Hīnayāna, leading in longer or shorter periods to arhatship; (b) Pratyeka-buddha, called Madhyamayāna, leading after still longer or shorter periods to a Buddhahood ascetically attained and for self; (c) Bodhisattva, called Mahayana, leading after countless ages of self-sacrifce in saving others and progressive enlightenment to ultimate Buddhahood. (2) Hīnayāna is also described as possessing three vehicles 聲, 緣, 菩 or 小, 中, 大, the 小 and 中 conveying to personal salvation their devotees in ascetic dust and ashes and mental annihilation, the 大 leading to bodhi, or perfect enlightenment, and the Buddha's way. Further definitions of the Triyāna are: (3) True bodhisattva teaching for the 大; pratyeka-buddha without ignorant asceticism for the 中; and śrāvaka with ignorant asceticism for the 小. (4) (a) 一乘 The One-Vehicle which carries all to Buddhahood: of this the 華嚴 Hua-yen and 法華 Fa-hua are typical exponents; (b) 三乘法 the three-vehicle, containing practitioners of all three systems, as expounded in books of the 深密般若; (c) 小乘 the Hīnayāna pure and simple as seen in the 四阿合經 Four Āgamas. Śrāvakas are also described as hearers of the Four Truths and limited to that degree of development; they hear from the pratyeka-buddhas, who are enlightened in the Twelve Nidānas 因緣; the bodhisattvas make the 六度 or six forms of transmigration their field of sacrificial saving work, and of enlightenment. The Lotus Sūtra really treats the 三乘. Three Vehicles as 方便 or expedient ways, and offers a 佛乘 Buddha Vehicle as the inclusive and final vehicle.

三子

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sān zǐ / san1 zi3
san tzu
 san shi / みね
(female given name) Mine
The three sons, one filial, wise, and competent; one unfilial but clever and competent; one unfilial stupid, and incompetent; types respectively of bodhisattvas, śrāvakas, and icchahtikas, 涅槃經 33.

三照

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sān zhào / san1 zhao4
san chao
 sanshō
The three shinings; the sun first shining on the hill-tops, then the valleys and plains. So, according to Tiantai teaching of the Huayan sūtra, the Buddha's doctrine had three periods of such shining: (a) first, he taught the Huayan sūtra, transforming his chief disciples into bodhisattvas; (b) second, the Hīnayāna sūtras in general to śrāvakas and pratyeka-buddhas in the Lumbinī garden; (c) third, the 方等 sūtras down to the 涅槃經 for all the living. See the 六十華嚴經 35, where the order is five, i.e. bodhisattvas, pratyekabuddhas, śrāvakas, lay disciples, and all creatures; three illuminations

三田

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sān tián / san1 tian2
san t`ien / san tien
 san den / みんだ
3 annual hunting bouts; 3 qi points
(surname) Minda
The three "fields" of varying qualities of fertility, i.e. bodhisattvas, śrāvakas, and icchantis, respectively producing a hundred-fold, fifty-fold, onefold. 涅槃經 33.

三車


三车

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sān chē / san1 che1
san ch`e / san che
 sansha
triyāna. 三乘 or 三乘法門 (1) The three vehicles across saṃsāra into nirvāṇa, i.e. the carts offered by the father in the Lotus Sutra to lure his children out of the burning house: (a) goat carts, representing śrāvakas; (b) deer carts, pratyekabuddhas; (c) bullock carts, bodhisattvas. (2) The three principal schools of Buddhism— Hīnayāna, Madhyamayāna, Mahāyāna; three carts

三道

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sān dào / san1 dao4
san tao
 sandō / みつみち
(surname) Mitsumichi
(1) The three paths all have to tread; 輪廻三道, 三輪, i.e. (a) 煩惱道 ; 惑道 ; the path of misery, illusion, mortality; (b) 業道 the path of works, action, or doing, productive of karma; (c) 苦道 the resultant path of suffering. As ever recurring they are called the three wheels. (2) 聾, 緣, 菩 śrāvakas, pratyekabuddhas, bodhisattvas, cf. 三乘; three holy paths

三餘


三余

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sān yú / san1 yu2
san yü
 sanyo
The three after death remainders, or continued mortal experiences, of śrāvakas and pratyekabuddhas, who mistakenly think they are going to 無餘涅槃final nirvāṇa, but will still find 煩惱餘 further passion and illusion, 業餘 further karma, and 果餘 continued rebirth, in realms beyond the 三界trailokya; three remainders

三馬


三马

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sān mǎ / san1 ma3
san ma
 sanma / みんま
(place-name) Minma
The three horses, one young, strong, and tractable; another similar but not tractable; a third old and intractable, i.e. bodhisattvas (or bodhisattva-monks), śrāvakas and icchantis.

上座

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shàng zuò / shang4 zuo4
shang tso
 kamiza;jouza / kamiza;joza / かみざ;じょうざ
seat of honor
(n,vs,adj-no) chief seat; seat of honor; seat of honour; head of the table; (place-name) Jouza
Sthavira; or Mahāsthavira. Old man, or elder; head monk, president, or abbot; the first Buddhist fathers; a title of Mahākāśyapa; also of monks of twenty to forty-nine years standing, as 中座 are from ten to nineteen and 下座 under ten. The 釋氏要覽 divides presiding elders into four classes, those presiding over monasteries, over assemblies of monks, over sects, and laymen presiding over feasts to monks; ecclesiastical officials

下畑

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 takashitahata / たかしたはた (surname) Takashitahata

中七

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 nakashichi / なかしち (surname) Nakashichi

中什

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 nakasone / なかそね (personal name) Nakasone

中仕

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 nakashi / なかし longshoreman; baggageman

中仙

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 nakasen / なかせん (place-name) Nakasen

中作

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 nakasaku / なかさく (surname) Nakasaku

中其

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 nakasono / なかその (surname) Nakasono

中冽

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 nakasu / なかす (surname) Nakasu

中勢

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 nakase / なかせ (surname) Nakase

中埼

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 nakasaki / なかさき (surname) Nakasaki

中士

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zhōng shì / zhong1 shi4
chung shih
 chūshi
medium disciples, i. e. śrāvakas and pratyekabuddhas, who can gain emancipation for themselves, but cannot confer it on others: cf. 下士 and 上士; middling disciple

中定

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 nakasada / なかさだ (surname) Nakasada

中島


中岛

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zhōng dǎo / zhong1 dao3
chung tao
 nakajima / なかじま
Nakajima or Nakashima (Japanese surname and place name)
island in a pond or river; (place-name) Nagajima

中州

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 nakasu / なかす sandbank (in a river); sandbar; (place-name) Nakasu

中左

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 nakasa / なかさ (surname) Nakasa

中席

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 nakaseki / なかせき the mid-month's slate of entertainment in a variety hall

中幸

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 nakasachi / なかさち (surname) Nakasachi

中志

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 nakashi / なかし (surname) Nakashi

中扮

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 nakasogi / なかそぎ (surname) Nakasogi

中捨

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 nakasute / なかすて (surname) Nakasute

中据

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 nakashigarami / なかしがらみ (place-name) Nakashigarami

中斉

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 nakasai / なかさい (surname) Nakasai

中斎

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 nakasai / なかさい (place-name, surname) Nakasai

中曾

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 nakaso / なかそ (surname) Nakaso

中末

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 nakasue / なかすえ (surname) Nakasue

中杉

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 nakasugi / なかすぎ (surname) Nakasugi

中枌

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 nakasogi / なかそぎ (surname) Nakasogi

中柴

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 nakashiba / なかしば (surname) Nakashiba

中栓

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 nakasen / なかせん inner plug (bottle, etc.)

中栖

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 nakasu / なかす (surname) Nakasu

中棹

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 nakasao / なかさお (surname) Nakasao

中汐

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 nakashio / なかしお (place-name) Nakashio

中洌

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 nakasu / なかす (surname) Nakasu

中済

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 nakasumi / なかすみ (surname) Nakasumi

中渋

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 nakashibu / なかしぶ (surname) Nakashibu

中潮

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 nakashio / なかしお half tide (e.g. midway between spring and neap tides); (surname) Nakashio

中濟

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 nakasumi / なかすみ (surname) Nakasumi

中狹

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 nakasa / なかさ (surname) Nakasa

中畝

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 nakase / なかせ (place-name) Nakase

中白

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 nakashiro / なかしろ (surname) Nakashiro

中砂

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 nakasuna / なかすな (place-name, surname) Nakasuna

中硲

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 nakasako / なかさこ (surname) Nakasako

中科

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 nakashina / なかしな (surname) Nakashina

中筋

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 nakasuji / なかすじ (place-name, surname) Nakasuji

中篠

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 nakashino / なかしの (surname) Nakashino

中繁

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 nakashige / なかしげ (surname) Nakashige

中舗

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 nakashiki / なかしき (surname) Nakashiki

中芝

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 nakashiba / なかしば (surname) Nakashiba

中菅

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 nakasuge / なかすげ (place-name, surname) Nakasuge

中袖

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 nakasode / なかそで (place-name) Nakasode

中鈴

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 nakasuzu / なかすず (place-name) Nakasuzu

中鋪

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 nakashiki / なかしき (surname) Nakashiki

中阪

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 nakasaka / なかさか (surname) Nakasaka

中隅

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 nakasumi / なかすみ (surname) Nakasumi

中静

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 nakasei / nakase / なかせい (surname) Nakasei

中靜

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 nakashizuka / なかしずか (surname) Nakashizuka

中食

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zhōng shí / zhong1 shi2
chung shih
 nakashoku;chuushoku / nakashoku;chushoku / なかしょく;ちゅうしょく
(noun/participle) ready-made meal, usually purchased in store and taken home; home meal replacement; HMR; (surname) Nakajiki
The midday meal, after which nothing whatever may be eaten.

中鹿

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 nakashika / なかしか (surname) Nakashika

中齋

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 nakasai / なかさい (surname) Nakasai

九地

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jiǔ dì / jiu3 di4
chiu ti
 kyuuchi / kyuchi / きゅうち
very low land; (surname) Kuji
The nine lands, i.e. the 欲界 realm of desire or sensuous realm the four 色界 realms of form or material forms; and the four 無色界 formless realms, or realms beyond form; v. 九有, 九有情居, 禪 and 定. The nine realms are:—(1) 欲界五趣地; the desire realm with its five gati, i.e. hells, hungry ghosts, animals, men, and devas. In the four form-realms are:— (2) 離生喜樂地 Paradise after earthly life, this is also the first dhyāna, or subject of meditation, 初禪. (3) 定生喜樂地 Paradise of cessation of rebirth, 二禪. (4) 離喜妙樂地 Land of wondrous joy after the previous joys, 三禪. (5) 捨念淸淨地 The Pure Land of abandonment of thought, or recollection (of past delights), 四禪. The four formless, or infinite realms, catur arūpa dhātu, are:—(6) 空無邊處地 ākāśānantyā-yatanam, the land of infinite space; also the first samādhi, 第一定. (7) 識無邊處地 vijñānānamtyāyatanam, the land of omniscience, or infinite perception, 二定. (8) 無所有處地 ākiñcanyāyatana, the land of nothingness, 三定. (9) 非想非非想處地 naivasaṁjñānā-saṁjñāyatana, the land (of knowledge) without thinking or not thinking, or where there is neither consciousness nor unconsciousness, i.e. above either; this is the 四定. Eitel says that in the last four, "Life lasts 20,000 great kalpas in the 1st, 40,000 in the 2nd, 60,000 in the 3rd, and 80,000 great kalpas in the 4th of these heavens."; nine levels of existence

九想

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jiǔ xiǎng / jiu3 xiang3
chiu hsiang
 kusō
(九想觀) or 九相 navasaṃjñā. Meditation on a corpse in order to curb desire; one of the meditations on the unclean: vyādhmātakasaṃjñā, its tumefaction; vinīlakas., its blue, mottled colour; vipadumakas., its decay; vilohitakas., its mess of blood,etc.; vipūyakas., its discharges and rotten flesh; vikhāditakas., its being devoured by birds and beasts; vikṣiptakas., its dismembering; asthis., its bones; vidagdhakas., their being burnt and returning to dust; nine kinds of meditation (on a corpse to quell desire)

九部

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jiǔ bù / jiu3 bu4
chiu pu
 kubu
(九部經) Nine of the Hīnayāna twelve classes of sūtras, that is, all except the 方廣, 授記 and 無門自說. Generally the term is thus interpreted, but there is also a Mahāyāna division of nine of the twelve sūtras, i.e. all except the 緣起, 譬喩, 論議. These are: sūtras, the Buddha's sermons; geyas, metrical pieces; vyākaraṇas, prophecies; gāthās, chants or poems; udāṇas, impromptu or unsolicited addresses; ityuktas, or itivṛttakas, marratives; jātakas, stories of former lives of Buddha, etc.; vaipulyas, expanded sūtras, etc.; adbhutadharmas, miracles, etc.; v. 十二部經; nine divisions of the canon

亀之

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 takashi / たかし (given name) Takashi

二乘

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èr shèng / er4 sheng4
erh sheng
 nijō
dviyāna. The two vehicles conveying to the final goal. There are several definitions: (1) Mahāyāna and Hīnayāna. (2) 聲聞 and 緣覺 or 聲覺二乘 . Śrāvaka and Pratyekabuddha. (3) 二乘作佛 The Lotus Sūtra teaches that śrāvakas and pratyekas also become Buddhas. (4) 三一二乘 The "two vehicles" of "three" and "one", the three being the pre-Lotus ideas of śrāvaka, pratyeka, and bodhsattva, the one being the doctrine of the Lotus Sūtra which combined all three in one.

二藏

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èr zàng / er4 zang4
erh tsang
 nizō
The two piṭakas or tripiṭakas, i.e. the Buddhist canon: (a) 聲聞藏 the Śrāvaka, or Hīnayāna canon: (b) 菩薩藏 the Bodhisattva, or Mahāyanā canon; two canons

五乘

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wǔ shèng / wu3 sheng4
wu sheng
 gojō
The five vehicles conveying to the karma reward which differs according to the vehicle: they are generally summed up as (1) 入乘 rebirth among men conveyed by observing the five commandments; (2) 天乘 among the devas by the ten forms of good action; (3) 聲聞乘 among the śrāvakas by the four noble truths; (4) 緣覺乘 among pratyekabuddhas by the twelve nidānas; (5) 菩薩乘 among the Buddhas and bodhisattvas by the six pāramitās 六度 q. v. Another division is the various vehicles of bodhisattvas; pratyekabuddhas; śrāvakas; general; and devas-and-men. Another is Hīnayāna Buddha, pratyekabuddhas, śrāvakas, the gods of the Brahma heavens, and those of the desire-realm. Another is Hīnayāna ordinary disciples: śrāvakas: pratyekabuddhas; bodhisattvas; and the one all-inclusive vehicle. And a sixth, of Tiantai, is for men; devas; śrāvakas-cum-pratyekabuddhas; bodhisattvas: and the Buddha-vehicle. The esoteric cult has: men, corresponding with earth; devas, with water: śrāvakas, with fire: pratyekabuddhas, with wind; and bodhisattvas, with 空 the 'void'.

五師


五师

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wǔ shī / wu3 shi1
wu shih
 goshi / ごし
(surname) Goshi
The five masters or teachers, i. e. respectively of the sutras, the vinaya, the śāstras, the abhidharma, and meditation. A further division is made of 異世五師 and 同世五師. The first, i. e. of different periods, are Mahākāśyapa, Ānanda, Madhyāntika, Śāṇavāsa, and Upagupta; another group connected with the Vinaya is Upāli, Dāsaka, Sonaka, Siggava, and Moggaliputra Tissva. The 同世 or five of the same period are variously stated: the Sarvāstivādins say they were the five immediate disciples of Upagupta, i. e. Dharmagupta, etc.; see 五部.

五性

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wǔ xìng / wu3 xing4
wu hsing
 goshō
The five different natures as grouped by the 法相宗 Dharmalakṣana sect; of these the first and second, while able to attain to non-return to mortality, are unable to reach Buddhahood; of the fourth some may, others may not reach it; the fifth will be reborn as devas or men: (1) śrāvakas for arhats; (2) pratyekabuddhas for pratyekabuddha-hood; (3) bodhisattvas for Buddhahood; (4) indefinite; (5) outsiders who have not the Buddha mind. The Sutra of Perfect Enlightenment 圓覺經 has another group, i. e. the natures of (1) ordinary good people; (2) śrāvakas and pratyekabuddhas; (3) bodhisattvas; (4) indefinite; (5) heretics; five natures

五時


五时

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wǔ shí / wu3 shi2
wu shih
 goji
(五時教) The five periods or divisions of Śākyamuni's teaching. According to Tiantai they are (1) 華嚴時 the Avataṃsaka or first period in three divisions each of seven days, after his enlightenment, when he preached the content, of this sutra; (2) 鹿苑時 the twelve years of his preaching the Āgamas 阿含 in the Deer Park; (3) 方等時 the eight years of preaching Mahāyāna-cum-Hīnayāna doctrines, the vaipulya period; (4) 般若時 the twenty-two years of his preaching the prajñā or wisdom sutras; (5) 法華涅槃時 the eight years of his preaching the Lotus Sutra and, in a day and a night, the Nirvana Sutra. According to the Nirvana School (now part of the Tiantai) they are (1) 三乘別教 the period when the differentiated teaching began and the distinction of the three vehicles, as represented by the 四諦 Four Noble Truths for śrāvakas, the 十二因緣 Twelve Nidānas for pratyekabuddhas, and the 六度 Six Pāramitās for bodhisattvas; (2) 三乘通教 the teaching common to all three vehicles, as seen in the 般若經; (3) 抑揚教 the teaching of the 維摩經, the 思益梵天所問經, and other sutras olling the bodhisattva teaching at the expense of that for śrāvakas; (4) 同歸教 the common objective teaching calling all three vehicles, through the Lotus, to union in the one vehicle; (5) 常住教 the teaehmg of eternal life i. e. the revelation through the Nirvana sutra of the eternity of Buddhahood; these five are also called 有相; 無相; 抑揚; 曾三歸—; and 圓常. According to 劉虬 Liu Chiu of the 晉 Chin dynasty, the teaching is divided into 頓 immediate and 漸 gradual attainment, the latter having five divisions called 五時教 similar to those of the Tiantai group. According to 法寶 Fabao of the Tang dynasty the five are (1) 小乘; (2) 般着 or 大乘; (3) 深密 or 三乘; (4) 法華 or 一乘; (5) 涅槃 or 佛性教; five teaching periods

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 takashi / たかし (given name) Takashi

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