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Mandarin/ lv4
Japanese ritsu / りつ
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Chinese law
Japanese (1) law (esp. ancient East Asian criminal code); regulation; (2) {Buddh} vinaya (rules for the monastic community); (3) (abbreviation) (See 律宗) Ritsu (school of Buddhism); (4) (abbreviation) (See 律詩) lushi (style of Chinese poem); (5) (also りち) (musical) pitch; (6) (See 十二律,呂・2) six odd-numbered notes of the ancient chromatic scale; (7) (abbreviation) (See 律旋) Japanese seven-tone gagaku scale, similar to Dorian mode (corresponding to: re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do); (n,n-suf,ctr) (8) (in traditional Eastern music) step (corresponding to a Western semitone); (personal name) Ritsuji
vinaya, from vi-ni, to 1ead, train: discipline: v. 毘奈耶; other names are Prātimokṣa, śīla, and upalakṣa. The discipline, or monastic rules; one of the three divisions of the Canon, or Tripiṭaka, and said to have been compiled by Upāli.


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Mandarin xiū xíng / xiu1 xing2
Taiwan hsiu hsing
Japanese shugyō / しゅぎょう(P);すぎょう(ok)
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Chinese to devote oneself to spiritual development (esp. Buddhism or Daoism); to devote oneself to perfecting one's art or craft
Japanese (noun/participle) (1) {Buddh} ascetic practices; (2) training; practice; discipline; study; (personal name) Nobuyuki
caryā, conduct; to observe and do; to end one's ways; to cultivate oneself in right practice; be religious, or pious; to carry out or perform



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Mandarin xiū yǎng / xiu1 yang3
Taiwan hsiu yang
Japanese shuyō / しゅうよう
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Chinese accomplishment; training; self-cultivation
Japanese (noun/participle) self-improvement; (mental) training; self-discipline; cultivation
cultivating moral character



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Mandarin jì lǜ / ji4 lu:4
Taiwan chi lü
Japanese kiritsu / きりつ
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Chinese discipline
Japanese (1) order; observance; discipline; (2) rules; law; regulations


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Mandarin zì lǜ / zi4 lu:4
Taiwan tzu lü
Japanese jiritsu / じりつ
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Chinese self-discipline; self-regulation; autonomy (ethics); autonomic (physiology)
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) (See 他律) autonomy (philosophy); (2) self-control



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Mandarin pú sà / pu2 sa4
Taiwan p`u sa / pu sa
Japanese bosatsu / ぼさつ(P);ぼさち(ok)
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Chinese Bodhisattva (Buddhism)
Japanese (n,n-suf) (1) {Buddh} bodhisattva; one who has reached enlightenment but vows to save all beings before becoming a buddha; (2) High Monk (title bestowed by the imperial court); (3) (See 本地垂迹説) title bestowed to Shinto kami in manifestation theory; (surname) Mizoro
bodhisattva, cf. 菩提薩埵. While the idea is not foreign to Hīnayāna, its extension of meaning is one of the chief marks of Mahāyāna. 'The Bodhisattva is indeed the characteristic feature of the Mahāyāna.' Keith. According to Mahāyāna the Hinayanists, i.e. the śrāvaka and pratyekabuddha, seek their own salvation, while the bodhisattva's aim is the salvation of others and of all. The earlier intp. of bodhisattva was 大道心衆生 all beings with mind for the truth; later it became 大覺有情 conscious beings of or for the great intelligence, or enlightenment. It is also intp. in terms of leadership, heroism, etc. In general it is a Mahayanist seeking Buddhahood, but seeking it altruistically; whether monk or layman, he seeks enlightenment to enlighten others, and he will sacrifice himself to save others; he is devoid of egoism and devoted to helping others. All conscious beings having the Buddha-nature are natural bodhisattvas, but require to undergo development. The mahāsattva is sufficiently advanced to become a Buddha and enter nirvāṇa, but according to his vow he remains in the realm of incarnation to save all conscious beings. A monk should enter on the arduous course of discipline which leads to Bodhisattvahood and Buddhahood.


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Mandarin xíng dé / xing2 de2
Taiwan hsing te
Japanese gyō toku
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The virtue of performance, or discipline; to perform virtuous deeds; merits of practice



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Mandarin guī lǜ / gui1 lv4
Taiwan kuei lü
Japanese kiritsu / きりつ
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Chinese rule (e.g. of science); law of behavior; regular pattern; rhythm; discipline
Japanese (1) order; observance; discipline; (2) rules; law; regulations


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Japanese gunki / ぐんき
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Japanese (1) military discipline; (2) military regulations; military rules



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Mandarin chéng jiè / cheng2 jie4
Taiwan ch`eng chieh / cheng chieh
Japanese choukai / chokai / ちょうかい
Chinese to discipline; reprimand
Japanese (noun/participle) discipline; punishment; reprimand


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Mandarin jiè lǜ / jie4 lv4
Taiwan chieh lü
Japanese kairitsu / かいりつ
Chinese monastic discipline; commandment
Japanese (religious) precept; discipline; commandment; mitzvah
śīla and vinaya. The rules; rules and disciplines

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Mandarin cháng / chang2
Taiwan ch`ang / chang
Japanese jō / ば
Chinese large place used for a specific purpose; stage; scene (of a play); classifier for sporting or recreational activities; classifier for number of exams
Japanese (1) place; spot; space; (2) field; discipline; sphere; realm; (3) (See その場) occasion; situation; (4) scene (of a play, movie, etc.); (5) session (of the stock market); (6) area in which cards are laid out (in a card game); (7) {mahj} (See 東場,南場,西場,北場) round (i.e. east, south, etc.); (8) {physics} field; (9) field (gestalt psychology); (surname) Bazaki
Area, arena, field, especially the bodhi-plot, or place of enlightenment, etc.; cf. 道場; 菩提場.

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Mandarin jiè / jie4
Taiwan chieh
Japanese kai / かい;いんごと(ok)
Chinese to guard against; to exhort; to admonish or warn; to give up or stop doing something; Buddhist monastic discipline; ring (for a finger)
Japanese (1) (かい only) {Buddh} admonition; commandment; (2) sila (precept)
śīla, 尸羅. Precept, command, prohibition, discipline, rule; morality. It is applied to the five, eight, ten, 250, and other commandments. The five are: (1) not to kill; (2 ) not to steal; (3) not to commit adultery; (4) not to speak falsely; (5) not to drink wine. These are the commands for lay disciples; those who observe them will be reborn in the human realm. The Sarvāstivādins did not sanction the observance of a limited selection from them as did the 成實宗 Satyasiddhi school. Each of the five precepts has five guardian spirits, in all twenty-five, 五戒二十五神. The eight for lay disciples are the above five together with Nos. 7, 8, and 9 of the following; the ten commands for the ordained, monks and nuns, are the above five with the following: (6) not to use adornments of flowers, nor perfumes; (7) not to perform as an actor, juggler, acrobat, or go to watch and hear them; (8) not to sit on elevated, broad, and large divans (or beds); (9) not to eat except in regulation hours; (10) not to possess money, gold or silver, or precious things. The 具足戒full commands for a monk number 250, those for a nun are 348, commonly called 500. Śīla is also the first of the 五分法身, i.e. a condition above all moral error. The Sutra of Brahma's Net has the following after the first five: (6) not to speak of the sins of those in orders; (7) not to vaunt self and depreciate others; (8) not to be avaricious; (9) not to be angry; (10) not to slander the triratna.

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Mandarin/ ji4
Taiwan chi
Japanese ki / き
Chinese order; discipline; age; era; period; to chronicle
Japanese (1) (abbreviation) {geol} period; (2) (abbreviation) (See 日本書紀) Nihon-shoki; (personal name) Motoi
To record; regulate; a year, a period (of twelve years); to record

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Mandarin lùn / lun4
Taiwan lun
Japanese ron / ろん
Chinese opinion; view; theory; doctrine; to discuss; to talk about; to regard; to consider; per; by the (kilometer, hour etc)
Japanese (n,n-suf) (1) argument; discussion; dispute; controversy; discourse; debate; (2) theory (e.g. of evolution); doctrine; (3) essay; treatise; comment; (surname) Ron
To discourse upon, discuss, reason over; tr. for śāstra, abhidharma, and upadeśa, i.e. discourses, discussions, or treatises on dogma, philosophy, discipline, etc.

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Japanese shitsuke / しつけ Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (kana only) (See 仕付け・しつけ・3) discipline; training; teaching manners

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Mandarin duàn / duan4
Taiwan tuan
Japanese tan / たん
Chinese to forge; to discipline; wrought
Japanese (given name) Tan
to forge


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Mandarin sān xiū / san1 xiu1
Taiwan san hsiu
Japanese san shū
The three ways of discipline, i.e. three śrāvaka and three bodhisattva ways. The three śrāvaka ways are 無常修 no realization of the eternal, seeing everything as transient; 非樂修 joyless, through only contemplating misery and not realizing the ultimate nirvāṇa-joy; 無我修 non-ego discipline, seeing only the perishing self and not realizing the immortal self. The bodhisattva three are the opposite of these; three ways of cultivation



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Mandarin sān xué / san1 xue2
Taiwan san hsüeh
Japanese sangaku
The "three studies" or vehicles of learning— discipline, meditation, wisdom: (a) 戒學 learning by the commandments, or prohibitions, so as to guard against the evil consequences of error by mouth, body, or mind, i.e. word, deed, or thought; (b) 定學 learning by dhyāna, or quietist meditation; (c) 慧學 learning by philosophy, i.e. study of principles and solving of doubts. Also the Tripiṭaka; the 戒 being referred to the 律 vinaya, the 定 to the 經 sūtras, and the to the 論 śāstras; three practices


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Mandarin sān huò / san1 huo4
Taiwan san huo
Japanese sanwaku / さんわく;さんなく
Japanese {Buddh} three mental disturbances
A Tiantai classification of the three delusions, also styled 三煩惱; 三漏; 三垢; 三結; trials or temptations, leakages, uncleannesses, and bonds. The first of the following three is common to all disciples, the two last to bodhisattvas. They arise from (a) 見, 思, 惑 things seen and thought, i.e. illusions from imperfect perception, with temptation to love, hate, etc.; to be rid of these false views and temptations is the discipline and nirvāṇa of ascetic or Hīnayāna Buddhists. Mahāyāna proceeds further in and by its bodhisattva aims, which produce their own difficulties, i.e. (b) 塵沙惑 illusion and temptation through the immense variety of duties in saving men; and (c) 無明惑 illusions and temptations that arise from failure philosophically to understand things in their reality; three mental disturbances



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Mandarin sān jié / san1 jie2
Taiwan san chieh
Japanese sanketsu / みゆい
Japanese (female given name) Miyui
The three ties: (a) 見結 , the tie of false views, e.g. of a permanent ego; (b) 戒取結 of discipline; (c) 疑結 of doubt. The three are also parts of見惑 used for it; three bonds


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Mandarin shèng jiè / sheng4 jie4
Taiwan sheng chieh
Japanese jōkai
awakening and discipline; awakening and discipline



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Mandarin luàn jì / luan4 ji4
Taiwan luan chi
Chinese to break the rules; to break discipline


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Mandarin èr chí / er4 chi2
Taiwan erh ch`ih / erh chih
Japanese niji
The two values of the commandments: (a) 止持 prohibitive, restraining from evil; (b) 作持 constructive, constraining to goodness; two kinds of discipline


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Mandarin rén kōng / ren2 kong1
Taiwan jen k`ung / jen kung
Japanese ningū
Man is only a temporary combination formed by the five skandhas and the twelve nidānas, being the product of previous causes, and without a real self or permanent soul. Hīnayāna is said to end these causes and consequent reincarnation by discipline in subjection of the passions and entry into nirvana by the emptying of the self. Mahāyāna fills the "void" with the Absolute, declaring that when man has emptied himself of the ego he realizes his nature to be that of the absolute, bhūtatathatā; v. 二空; emptiness of person


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Mandarin zuò fó / zuo4 fo2
Taiwan tso fo
Japanese sabutsu
To become or be a Buddha; to cut off illusion, attain complete enlightenment, and end the stage of bodhisattva discipline; to become a buddha



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Mandarin xiū chàn / xiu1 chan4
Taiwan hsiu ch`an / hsiu chan
Japanese shu sen
To undergo the discipline of penitence; to cultivate penitence



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Mandarin xiū liàn / xiu1 lian4
Taiwan hsiu lien
Japanese shuuren / shuren / しゅうれん
Chinese (of Taoists) to practice austerities; to practice asceticism
Japanese (noun/participle) training; drill; practice; practising; discipline



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Mandarin xiū liàn / xiu1 lian4
Taiwan hsiu lien
Japanese shuuren / shuren / しゅうれん
Chinese to practice (an activity); to perform
Japanese (noun/participle) training; drill; practice; practising; discipline


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Japanese shuuren / shuren / しゅうれん Japanese (noun/participle) training; drill; practice; practising; discipline


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Japanese touki / toki / とうき Japanese party discipline


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Mandarin nèi qǐ / nei4 qi3
Taiwan nei ch`i / nei chi
The bhikṣu monk who seeks control from within himself, i. e. by mental processes, as compared with the 外乞 the one who aims at control by physical discipline. e. g. fasting, etc.



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Mandarin lì chú / li4 chu2
Taiwan li ch`u / li chu
Japanese risho
sharp discipline; sharp discipline



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Mandarin zhì mén / zhi4 men2
Taiwan chih men
Japanese seimon
The way or method of discipline, contrasted with the 化門, i. e. of teaching, both methods used by the Buddha, hence called 化制二門; disciplinary approach



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Mandarin kè jǐ / ke4 ji3
Taiwan k`o chi / ko chi
Japanese katsumi / かつみ
Chinese self-restraint; discipline; selflessness
Japanese (personal name) Katsumi


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Mandarin gōng lì / gong1 li4
Taiwan kung li
Japanese kuriki / こうりき
Chinese merit; efficacy; competence; skill; power
Japanese spiritual power resulting from Buddhist discipline; (surname) Kouriki


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Mandarin zhù dào / zhu4 dao4
Taiwan chu tao
Japanese jodō / すけみち
Japanese (surname) Sukemichi
Auxiliary means, e.g. of meditation; auxiliary discipline; any aid to faith or virtue; auxiliary way



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Mandarin shèng xīn / sheng4 xin1
Taiwan sheng hsin
Japanese shōshin / かつむね
Japanese (given name) Katsumune
The victorious mind, which carries out the Buddhist discipline.


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Mandarin shí zōng / shi2 zong1
Taiwan shih tsung
Japanese jūshū
The ten schools of Chinese Buddhism: I. The (1) 律宗 Vinaya-discipline, or 南山|; (2) 倶舍 Kośa, Abhidharma, or Reality (Sarvāstivādin) 有宗; (3) 成實宗 Satyasiddhi sect founded on this śāstra by Harivarman; (4) 三論宗 Mādhyamika or 性空宗; (5) 法華宗 Lotus, "Law-flower" or Tiantai 天台宗; (6) 華嚴Huayan or法性 or賢首宗; ( 7) 法相宗 Dharmalakṣana or 慈恩宗 founded on the唯識論 (8) 心宗 Ch'an or Zen, mind-only or intuitive, v. 禪宗 ; (9) 眞言宗 (Jap. Shingon) or esoteric 密宗 ; (10) 蓮宗 Amitābha-lotus or Pure Land (Jap. Jōdo) 淨士宗. The 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 9th are found in Japan rather than in China, where they have ceased to be of importance. II. The Hua-yen has also ten divisions into ten schools of thought: (1) 我法倶有 the reality of self (or soul) and things, e.g. mind and matter; (2) 法有我無 the reality of things but not of soul; (3) 法無去來 things have neither creation nor destruction; (4) 現通假實 present things are both apparent and real; (5) 俗妄眞實 common or phenomenal ideas are wrong, fundamental reality is the only truth; (6) things are merely names; (7) all things are unreal 空; (8) the bhūtatathatā is not unreal; (9) phenomena and their perception are to be got rid of; (10) the perfect, all-inclusive, and complete teaching of the One Vehicle. III. There are two old Japanese divisions: 大乘律宗, 倶舎宗 , 成實 宗 , 法和宗 , 三論宗 , 天台宗 , 華嚴宗 , 眞言宗 , 小乘律宗 , and 淨土宗 ; the second list adds 禪宗 and omits 大乘律宗. They are the Ritsu, Kusha, Jōjitsu, Hossō, Sanron, Tendai, Kegon, Shingon, (Hīnayāna) Ritsu, and Jōdo; the addition being Zen.



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Mandarin shòu xué / shou4 xue2
Taiwan shou hsüeh
Japanese jugaku
to undergo discipline; to undergo discipline


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Mandarin sì dào / si4 dao4
Taiwan ssu tao
Japanese shidō / しみち
Japanese (surname) Shimichi
The Dao or road means the nirvana road; the 'four' are rather modes of progress, or stages in it: (1) 加行道 discipline or effort, i. e. progress from the 三賢 and 四善根 stages to that of the 三學位, i. e. morality, meditation, and understanding; (2) 無間道 uninterrupted progress to the stage in which all delusion is banished; (3) 解脫道 liberaton, or freedom, reaching the state of assurance or proof and knowledge of the truth; and (4) 勝進道 surpassing progress in dhyāni-wisdom. Those four stages are also associated with those of srota-āpanna, sakṛdāgāmin, anāgāmin, and arhat; four paths



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Mandarin yuán xíng / yuan2 xing2
Taiwan yüan hsing
Japanese engyō / えんぎょう
Japanese (surname) Engyou
The conduct or discipline of the Tiantai 'perfect' school; practices in the perfect teaching



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Mandarin huài jiè / huai4 jie4
Taiwan huai chieh
Japanese ekai
violation of moral discipline; violation of moral discipline


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Mandarin miào yīn / miao4 yin1
Taiwan miao yin
Japanese myōin
The profound cause, the discipline of the bodhisattva, i.e. chastity, and the six pāramitās, etc., as producing the Buddha-fruit; marvelous cause


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Japanese gakumon / がくもん Japanese (noun/participle) (1) scholarship; study; learning; (2) discipline; branch of learning; (a) science



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Mandarin xué kē / xue2 ke1
Taiwan hsüeh k`o / hsüeh ko
Chinese subject; branch of learning; course; academic discipline
Japanese See: 学科



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Mandarin xué fēng / xue2 feng1
Taiwan hsüeh feng
Chinese style of study; academic atmosphere; school discipline; school traditions


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Mandarin zōng pài / zong1 pai4
Taiwan tsung p`ai / tsung pai
Japanese shūha / しゅうは
Chinese sect
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) sect; denomination
Sects (of Buddhism). In India, according to Chinese accounts, the two schools of Hīnayāna became divided into twentysects. Mahāyāna had two main schools, the Mādhyamika, ascribed to Nāgārjunaand Āryadeva about the second century A. D., and the Yogācārya, ascribed toAsaṅga and Vasubandhu in the fourth century A. D. In China thirteen sectswere founded: (1) 倶舍宗 Abhidharma or Kośa sect, representing Hīnayāna,based upon the Abhidharma-kosa-śāstra or 倶舍論. (2) 成實宗 Satyasiddhi sect, based on the 成實論 Satyasiddhi-śāstra,tr. by Kumārajīva; no sect corresponds to it in India; in China and Japan itbecame incorporated in the 三論宗. (3) 律宗 Vinaya or Discipline sect, basedon 十誦律, 四分律, 僧祗律, etc. (4) 三論宗 The three śāstra sect, based on theMādhyamika-śāstra 中觀論 of Nāgārjuna, theSata-śāstra 百論 of Āryadeva, and theDvādasa-nikāya-śāstra 十二門論 of Nāgārjuna; this schooldates back to the translation of the three śāstras by Kumārajīva in A. D. 409. (5) 涅槃宗 Nirvāṇasect, based upon the Mahāparinirvāṇa-sūtra 涅槃經 tr. byDharmaraksa in 423; later incorporated in Tiantai, with which it had much incommon. (6) 地論宗 Daśabhūmikā sect, based on Vasubandhu's work on the tenstages of the bodhisattva's path to Buddhahood, tr. by Bodhiruci 508,absorbed by the Avataṃsaka school, infra. (7) 淨土宗 Pure-land or Sukhāvatīsect, founded in China by Bodhiruci; its doctrine was salvation throughfaith in Amitābha into the Western Paradise. (8) 禪宗 dhyāna, meditative or intuitional sect, attributed toBodhidharma about A. D. 527, but it existed before he came to China. (9) 攝論宗, based upon the 攝大乘論 Mahāyāna-saṃparigraha-śāstra byAsaṅga, tr. by Paramārtha in 563, subsequently absorbed by the Avataṃsakasect. (10) 天台宗 Tiantai, based on the 法華經 SaddharmapuṇḍarīkaSūtra, or the Lotus of the Good Law; it is aconsummation of the Mādhyamika tradition. (11) 華嚴宗 Avataṃsaka sect, basedon the Buddhāvataṃsaka-sūtra, or Gandha-vyūha 華嚴經 tr. in 418. (12) 法相宗 Dharmalakṣaṇa sect, established after thereturn of Xuanzang from India and his trans. of the important Yogācāryaworks. (13) 眞言宗 Mantra sect, A. D. 716. In Japan twelve sects are named:Sanron, Hossō, Kegon, Kusha, Jōjitsu, Ritsu, Tendai, Shingon; these areknown as the ancient sects, the two last being styled mediaeval; therefollow the Zen and Jōdo; the remaining two are Shin and Nichiren; at presentthere are the Hossō, Kegon, Tendai, Shingon, Zen, Jōdo, Shin, and Nichirensects.


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Mandarin mì xíng / mi4 xing2
Taiwan mi hsing
Japanese mitsugyō / みっこう
Japanese (noun/participle) prowling about; traveling in secret; travelling in secret
Esoteric practice, or discipline, the origin of which is attributed to Rāhula; careful practice [of morality]


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Mandarin xiǎo xíng / xiao3 xing2
Taiwan hsiao hsing
Japanese shōgyō
The practice, or discipline of Hīnayāna; also, urination; lesser practices



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Mandarin shī mǎn / shi1 man3
Taiwan shih man
Japanese shiman
perfection of moral discipline; perfection of moral discipline



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Mandarin huí xiàng / hui2 xiang4
Taiwan hui hsiang
Japanese ekō / えこう
Japanese (noun/participle) Buddhist memorial service; prayers for the repose of the soul
The goal or direction of any discipline such as that of bodhisattva, Buddha, etc.; to devote one's merits to the salvation of others; works of supererogation; to transfer one's merit to another


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Mandarin lǜ shèng / lv4 sheng4
Taiwan lü sheng
Japanese ritsujō
The Vinaya-vehicle, the teaching which emphasizes the discipline; precepts vehicle


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Mandarin lǜ zōng / lv4 zong1
Taiwan lü tsung
Japanese Risshū / りっしゅう
Japanese Ritsu (school of Buddhism)
The Vinaya school, emphasizing the monastic discipline, founded in China by 道宣 Daoxuan of the Tang dynasty; Vinaya School



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Mandarin lǜ shī / lv4 shi1
Taiwan lü shih
Japanese risshi / りっし
Chinese lawyer
Japanese Buddhist priest; (female given name) Ritsushi
Master and teacher of the rules of the discipline; preceptor


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Mandarin lǜ fǎ / lv4 fa3
Taiwan lü fa
Japanese rippō / りっぽう
Chinese laws and decrees
Japanese (1) law; rule; commandment; (2) (See モーセ五書) the Torah (the law of God as revealed to Moses)
The laws or methods of the discipline; rules and laws.


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Mandarin lǜ pài / lv4 pai4
Taiwan lü p`ai / lü pai
Japanese ritsuha
The discipline branch, or school; precepts tradition


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Mandarin lǜ xiàng / lv4 xiang4
Taiwan lü hsiang
Japanese ritsusō
The discipline, or its characteristics; characteristics of the precepts



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Mandarin lǜ chán / lv4 chan2
Taiwan lü ch`an / lü chan
Japanese ritsuzen
The two schools of Discipline and Intuition; two schools of discipline


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Mandarin lǜ xíng / lv4 xing2
Taiwan lü hsing
Japanese ritsugyō / のりゆき
Japanese (personal name) Noriyuki
The discipline in practice, to act according to the rules; practicing the precepts


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Mandarin dé xíng / de2 xing2
Taiwan te hsing
Japanese tokugyō
Chinese variant of 德性[de2 xing5]
Moral conduct and religious exercises, or discipline; moral conduct.


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Mandarin xīn jiè / xin1 jie4
Taiwan hsin chieh
Japanese shinkai
mental moral discipline; mental moral discipline



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Mandarin è jiè / e4 jie4
Taiwan o chieh
Japanese akukai
perverted discipline; perverted discipline


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Mandarin xiè chí / xie4 chi2
Taiwan hsieh ch`ih / hsieh chih
Chinese slack (discipline)


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Mandarin xiè dài / xie4 dai4
Taiwan hsieh tai
Japanese kedai / かいたい;けたい;げたい
Chinese slack; lazy; remiss
Japanese (noun/participle) negligence; laziness
kausīdya, indolent, lazy or remiss (in discipline); indolence



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Mandarin chéng fá / cheng2 fa2
Taiwan ch`eng fa / cheng fa
Japanese choubatsu / chobatsu / ちょうばつ
Chinese penalty; punishment; to punish
Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) discipline; punishment; reprimand


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Mandarin jiè pǐn / jie4 pin3
Taiwan chieh p`in / chieh pin
Japanese kaihon
The different groupings or subjects of the commandments, or discipline; i.e. the 5, 10, 250. etc; to set of precepts



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Mandarin jiè xué / jie4 xue2
Taiwan chieh hsüeh
Japanese kaigaku
The study of the rules or discipline; one of the three departments 三學, the other two being meditation and philosophy; training through precepts


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Mandarin jiè dìng / jie4 ding4
Taiwan chieh ting
Japanese kaijō
moral discipline and concentration; moral discipline and concentration



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Mandarin jiè shī / jie4 shi1
Taiwan chieh shih
Japanese kaishi
The teacher of the discipline, or of the commandments (to the novice); also 戒和尚; preceptor


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Mandarin jiè dé / jie4 de2
Taiwan chieh te
Japanese kaitoku
The power of the discipline; virtue of the precepts


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Mandarin jiè xīn / jie4 xin1
Taiwan chieh hsin
Japanese kaishin / かいしん
Chinese vigilance; wariness
Japanese (noun/participle) caution; precaution; care
mind of moral discipline; mind of moral discipline


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Mandarin jier ěn / jier4 en3
Taiwan jier en
Japanese kainin
Patience acquired by the observance of the discipline; the first of the ten kṣānti; forbearance of discipline



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Mandarin jiè jiǎn / jie4 jian3
Taiwan chieh chien
Japanese kaiken
moral discipline; moral discipline



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Mandarin jiè cái / jie4 cai2
Taiwan chieh ts`ai / chieh tsai
Japanese kaizai
treasure of moral discipline; treasure of moral discipline



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Mandarin jiè mén / jie4 men2
Taiwan chieh men
Japanese kaimon
The way or method of the commandments or rules: obedience to the commandments as a way of salvation; approach of moral discipline



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Mandarin dǒu / dou3
Taiwan tou
Japanese tosō
Chinese to rouse; to invigorate; to enliven; to put sb into high spirits; con brio
斗藪 dhūta; stirring up to duty; discipline. v. 頭陀.


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Japanese sekkan / せっかん Japanese (noun/participle) (1) physical punishment; beating; smacking; spanking; (2) severe scolding; chastisement; discipline


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Mandarin chí lǜ / chi2 lv4
Taiwan ch`ih lü / chih lü
Japanese jiritsu
A keeper or observer of the discipline; observe the precepts



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Mandarin zhèng jì / zheng4 ji4
Taiwan cheng chi
Japanese masanori / まさのり
Chinese rules for political staff; political discipline
Japanese (given name) Masanori



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Mandarin cháo gāng / chao2 gang1
Taiwan ch`ao kang / chao kang
Japanese asatsuna / あさつな
Chinese laws and discipline of imperial court
Japanese (personal name) Asatsuna


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Mandarin dù duō / du4 duo1
Taiwan tu to
Japanese tota / とだ
Japanese (surname) Toda
杜茶; 頭陀 q. v. dhūta, discipline (to shake off sin, etc. ).


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Mandarin dù tú / du4 tu2
Taiwan tu t`u / tu tu
Japanese toda


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Japanese kouki / koki / こうき Japanese school discipline


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Mandarin fàn shì / fan4 shi4
Taiwan fan shih
Japanese bonshitsu
A dwelling where celibate discipline is practised, a monastery, temple; a dwelling of pure behavior


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Mandarin fàn xīn / fan4 xin1
Taiwan fan hsin
Japanese bonshin
The noble or pure mind (which practises the discipline that ensures rebirth in the realm without form).


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Mandarin fàn yuàn / fan4 yuan4
Taiwan fan yüan
Japanese bon'on
A monastery or any place where celibate discipline is practised.


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Mandarin fàn xíng / fan4 xing2
Taiwan fan hsing
Japanese bongyō
Pure living; noble action; the discipline of celibacy which ensures rebirth in the brahmaloka, or in the realms beyond form; pure practices



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Mandarin héng chū / heng2 chu1
Taiwan heng ch`u / heng chu
Japanese ōshutsu
By discipline to attain to temporary nirvāṇa in contrast with 橫超 happy salvation to Amitābha's paradise through trust in him; the across or short way escape from mortality


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Mandarin zhǐ chí / zhi3 chi2
Taiwan chih ch`ih / chih chih
Japanese shiji
Self-control in keeping the commandments or prohibitions relating to deeds and words, which are styled 止持戒, 止持門, 止惡門. 止犯; 止持作犯 Stopping offences; ceasing to do evil, preventing others from doing wrong; moral discipline of refraining from evil behavior


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Mandarin zhì shēn / zhi4 shen1
Taiwan chih shen
Japanese jishin / はるみ
Japanese (given name) Harumi
self-discipline; self-discipline


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Mandarin fǎ shì / fa3 shi4
Taiwan fa shih
Japanese hōji / ほうじ
Chinese religious ceremony; ritual
Japanese Buddhist memorial service; (place-name) Houji
佛事 Religious affairs, e. g. assemblies and services; discipline and ritual.



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Mandarin fǎ jì / fa3 ji4
Taiwan fa chi
Chinese law and order; rules and discipline



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Mandarin fǎ là / fa3 la4
Taiwan fa la
Japanese hōrō
The end of the monk's year after the summer retreat; a Buddhist year; the number of 夏 or 戒臘 summer or discipline years indicating the years since a monk's ordination; dharma age



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Mandarin fǎ xiǎn / fa3 xian3
Taiwan fa hsien
Japanese Hōgan / ほっけん
Japanese (personal name) Hokken
Faxian, the famous pilgrim who with fellow-monks left Chang'an A.D. 399 overland for India, finally reached it, remained alone for six years, and spent three years on the return journey, arriving by sea in 414. His 佛國記 Records of the Buddhistic Kingdoms were made, for his information, by Buddhabhadra, an Indian monk in China. His own chief translation is the 僧祗律, a work on monastic discipline.


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Mandarin lòu jiè / lou4 jie4
Taiwan lou chieh
Japanese rokai
To make a leak in the commandments, i.e. break them; breach of moral discipline



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Mandarin wú jiè / wu2 jie4
Taiwan wu chieh
Japanese mu kai
no moral discipline; no moral discipline


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Mandarin niú jiè / niu2 jie4
Taiwan niu chieh
Japanese gōkai
To live as a cow, eating grass with bent head, etc. — as certain Indian heretics are said to have done, in the belief that a cow's next reincarnation would be in the heavens; discipline of cow-like wandering



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Mandarin dú zí / du2 zi2
Taiwan tu tzu
Japanese Tokushi
Chinese calf
Vatsa, the founder of the犢子部, Vātsīputrīyas (Pali Vajjiputtakas), one of the main divisions of the Sarvāstivāda (Vaibhāṣika) school; they were considered schismatics through their insistence on the reality of the ego; "their failure in points of discipline," etc.; the vinaya as taught by this school "has never reached China". Eitel. For other forms of Vātsīputrīya, v. 跋私; also 婆 and 佛.


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Japanese kaiden / かいでん Japanese (noun/participle) initiation into an art or discipline; (surname) Minaden

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