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Jōdo

Jōdo  

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The Japanese pronunciation of the Chinese term Pure Land (Chin., ching-t'u). See also Buddha-kṣetra; chiang-t'u.
Pure Land

Pure Land  

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The term ‘Pure Land’ is a Chinese invention, but it refers to a concept long known in Buddhism under other names such as Buddha-land or Buddha-field (Skt., Buddha-kṣetra). The idea arose in India ...
Pure Land schools

Pure Land schools  

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A devotional form of Buddhism centring on the Buddha Amitābha (Skt.; Chin., O-mi-tʾo; Jap., Amida) and his transcendent realm known as Pure Land. Everything in Pure Land is conducive to ...
Śrīmālā-devi-siṃhanāda Sūtra

Śrīmālā-devi-siṃhanāda Sūtra  

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‘The Sūtra of Queen Śrīmālā’, a middle-period Mahāyāna sūtra important for its teachings related to the ‘embryonic Buddha’ (tathāgata-garbha) theory, the ‘one-vehicle’ (Ekayāna) doctrine, and its ...
Vimalakīrti-nirdeśa Sūtra

Vimalakīrti-nirdeśa Sūtra  

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A Buddhist scripture that has been highly influential in east Asia. The Sanskrit title means ‘The Teaching of Vimalakīrti’, and indeed the principal character and speaker throughout the work is not ...

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