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A

abbot/abbot's quarters/acolyte/administration hall/administrative wing/age of the end of the dharma/age of the true dharma/all buddhas of the three times/all invited/all living beings/all starving beings/alms gathering/altar/Ambrosia Gate/Anan/ancestor/ancestors hall/ancestral records/ancestral teacher/ancestral teachers hall/annual memorial/arhat/arm-severing sesshin/assistant/assistant comptroller/attain buddhahood/attain the way/awakening/awakening day sesshin

  • abbot

    (jūjishoku 住持職, jūji 住持, jūshoku 住職)
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  • abbot's quarters

    (hōjō 方丈)
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  • acolyte

    (jisha 侍者)
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  • administration hall

    (kudō 庫堂, kusu 庫司, kuin 庫院)
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  • administrative wing

    (jōjū 常住)
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  • age of the end of the dharma

    (masse 末世, mappō末法)
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  • age of the true dharma

    (shōbō 正法)
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  • all buddhas of the three times

    (sanze shobutsu 三世諸佛)
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  • all invited

    (fushin 普請)
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  • all living beings

    (issai shujō 一切衆生, shujō 衆生, issai gunrui 一切群類, issai gunjō 一切群生)
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  • all starving beings

    (kikinrui 飢饉類)
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  • alms gathering

    (takuhatsu 托鉢)
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  • altar

    (gan 龕)
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  • Ambrosia Gate

    (Kanromon 甘露門)
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  • Anan

    (阿難)
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  • ancestor

    (senzo先祖, so 祖)
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  • ancestors hall

    (shidō 祠堂)
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  • ancestral records

    (soroku 祖録)
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  • ancestral teacher

    (soshi 祖師, so 祖)
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  • ancestral teachers hall

    (sodō 祖堂)
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  • annual memorial

    (nenki 年忌)
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  • arhat

    (rakan 羅漢, ōgu 應供)
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  • arm-severing sesshin

    (danbi sesshin 斷臂攝心)
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  • assistant

    (anja 行者)
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  • assistant comptroller

    (fūsu 副寺)
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  • attain buddhahood

    (jōbutsu 成佛)
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  • attain the way

    (jōdō 成道)
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  • awakening

    (bodai 菩提, kaku 覺, satori 悟り)
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  • awakening day sesshin

    (rōhatsu sesshin 臘八攝心)
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B

Baddabara Bodhisattva/bamboo staff/ban going on foot/bardo/bare right shoulder/bathe Buddha/bell/bell tower/benefit/between retreats/binding of retreat/binding rules/binding rules and holding a retreat/birth and death/Birushana/Birushana Buddha/blessings/Bodaidaruma/bodhi/bodhi tree/bodhisattva/body, speech, and mind/Bon festival/bowl-bell/buddha/buddha hall/Buddha Shakamuni/buddha-treasure/buddhas of the ten directions

  • Baddabara Bodhisattva

    (Baddabara Bosatsu 跋陀婆羅菩薩)
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  • bamboo staff

    (shippei 竹篦)
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  • ban going on foot

    (kinsoku 禁足)
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  • bardo

    (chūin 中陰)
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  • bare right shoulder

    (hendan uken 偏袒右肩)
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  • bathe Buddha

    (kanbutsu 灌佛, yokubutsu 浴佛)
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  • bell

    (kane 鐘)
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  • bell tower

    (shōrō 鐘樓)
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  • benefit

    (ri 利, riyaku 利益, rijun 利潤)
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  • between retreats

    (geai 解間)
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  • binding of retreat

    (ketsuge 結夏)
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  • binding rules

    (kessei 結制)
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  • binding rules and holding a retreat

    (kessei ango 結制安居)
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  • birth and death

    (shōji生死)
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  • Birushana

    (Birushana 毘盧舍那)
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  • Birushana Buddha

    (Birushana butsu 毘盧舍那佛, 毘盧遮那佛)
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  • blessings

    (on 恩)
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  • Bodaidaruma

    (菩提達磨)
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  • bodhi

    (bodai 菩提)
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  • bodhi tree

    (bodaiju 菩提樹)
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  • bodhisattva

    (bosatsu 菩薩)
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  • body, speech, and mind

    (shinkui 身口意)
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  • Bon festival

    (urabon 盂蘭盆, obon 御盆, お盆)
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  • bowl-bell

    (keisu 鏧子, kei 鏧)
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  • buddha

    (butsu 佛)
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  • buddha hall

    (butsuden 佛殿)
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  • Buddha Shakamuni

    (Shakamuni Butsu 釋迦牟尼佛)
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  • buddha-treasure

    (buppō 佛寶)
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  • buddhas of the ten directions

    (jippō butsu 十方佛)
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C

canon/causes and conditions/chant sutras/cloistered retreat/cloud gong/cloud hall/common quarters/confession/Congrong Hermitage Record/convocation

  • canon

    (zōkyō 藏經, kyōzō 經藏)
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  • causes and conditions

    (innen 因縁)
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  • chant sutras

    (jukyō 誦經, dokyō 讀經)
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  • cloistered retreat

    (kinsoku ango 禁足安居)
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  • cloud gong

    (unpan 雲版)
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  • cloud hall

    (undō 雲堂)
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  • common quarters

    (shu ryō 衆寮)
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  • confession

    (fusatsu 布薩)
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  • Congrong Hermitage Record

    (Shōyōroku 從容録)
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  • convocation

    (jōdō 上堂)
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D

Daigen Shuri Bodhisattva/Daruma/debut/debut and respectfully ascend to abbacy/decoction/dedicate merit/dharani/dharma hall/dharma heir/dharma inheritance/dharma lamp/dharma lineage/dharma name/dharma talk/dharma transmission/Dōgen/during retreat

  • Daigen Shuri Bodhisattva

    (Daigen Shuri Bosatsu大權修理菩薩)
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  • Daruma

    (達磨)
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  • debut

    (zuise 瑞世)
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  • debut and respectfully ascend to abbacy

    (zuise haitō 瑞世拜登)
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  • decoction

    ( 湯)
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  • dedicate merit

    (ekō 囘向)
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  • dharani

    (darani 陀羅尼, shu 呪, shingon 眞言)
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  • dharma hall

    (hattō 法堂)
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  • dharma heir

    (hassu 法嗣)
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  • dharma inheritance

    (shihō 嗣法)
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  • dharma lamp

    (hōtō 法燈)
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  • dharma lineage

    (hōkei 法系)
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  • dharma name

    (hōgō法號, hōmyō 法名)
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  • dharma talk

    (hōwa 法話)
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  • dharma transmission

    (denbō 傳法)
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  • Dōgen

    (道元)
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  • during retreat

    (angochū 安居中)
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E

Eihei Monastery/Eiheiji/Eka/eko/empty/end of retreat/end of the dharma/end of time/enjoyment body/enter nirvana/enter the path/equinox/evening meal/expedient means

  • Eihei Monastery

    (Eiheiji 永平寺)
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  • Eiheiji

    (Eiheiji 永平寺)
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  • Eka

    (Eka 慧可)
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  • eko

    (ekō 囘向)
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  • empty

    ( 空)
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  • end of retreat

    (kaisei 解制)
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  • end of the dharma

    (mappō 末法)
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  • end of time

    (gūgō 窮劫)
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  • enjoyment body

    (hōshin報身)
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  • enter nirvana

    (nyūmetsu 入滅)
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  • enter the path

    (nyūdō 入道)
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  • equinox

    (higan 彼岸)
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  • evening meal

    (yakuseki kittō 藥石喫湯, yakuseki 藥石)
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  • expedient means

    (hōben 方便)
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F

face-to-face encounter/family mortuary temple/feeding hungry ghosts/field of merit/final nirvana/final verse/First Ancestor in China/five aggregates/folded hands/food for spirits/founding abbot/founding ancestor/four elements/four postures/Fugen Bodhisattva/fully fledged

  • face-to-face encounter

    (shōken 相見)
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  • family mortuary temple

    (bodaiji菩提寺)
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  • feeding hungry ghosts

    (segaki 施餓鬼)
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  • field of merit

    (fukuden 福田)
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  • final nirvana

    (hatsunehan 般涅槃)
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  • final verse

    (yuige 遺偈)
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  • First Ancestor in China

    (Shintan shoso 震旦初祖)
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  • five aggregates

    (goun 五蘊)
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  • folded hands

    (shashu 叉手)
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  • food for spirits

    (saba 生飯)
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  • founding abbot

    (kaisan 開山)
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  • founding ancestor

    (kaiso 開祖)
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  • four elements

    (shidai 四大)
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  • four postures

    (shi igi 四威儀)
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  • Fugen Bodhisattva

    (Fugen Bosatsu 普賢菩薩)
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  • fully fledged

    (risshin 立身, zagen 座元)
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G

gassho/gift of dharma/great assembly/Great Benefactor/Great Master Engaku/Great Master Jōsai/Great Master Jōyō/Greatly Awakened One/greed, anger, and delusion/guest prefect

  • gassho

    (gasshō 合掌)
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  • gift of dharma

    (hōse 法施)
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  • great assembly

    (daishu 大衆)
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  • Great Benefactor

    (daion 大恩)
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  • Great Master Engaku

    (Engaku Daishi 圓覺大師)
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  • Great Master Jōsai

    (Jōsai Daishi 常濟大師)
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  • Great Master Jōyō

    (Jōyō Daishi 承陽大師)
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  • Greatly Awakened One

    (daikaku 大覺)
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  • greed, anger, and delusion

    (tonjinchi 貪瞋癡)
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  • guest prefect

    (shika 知客)
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H

hall prefect/hand–bell/head cook/head seat/head temple/high seat/"Homage to... "/householder/hungry ghost

  • hall prefect

    (chiden 知殿)
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  • hand–bell

    (shukei 手鏧, inkin 引鏧)
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  • head cook

    (tenzo 典座)
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  • head seat

    (shuso 首座)
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  • head temple

    (honzan 本山)
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  • high seat

    (kōza 高座)
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  • "Homage to... "

    (namu 南無)
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  • householder

    (zaike 在家)
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  • hungry ghost

    (gaki 餓鬼)
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I

impermanence/instructional activities

  • impermanence

    (mujō 無常)
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  • instructional activities

    (kyōke 教化)
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K

kalpa/Kannon/Kannon Bodhisattva/Kanzeon/Kanzeon Bodhisattva/karmic conditions/Kasho/Keizan/Keizan Jōkin/kesa/kyosaku

  • kalpa

    ( 劫)
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  • Kannon

    (Kannon 觀音)
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  • Kannon Bodhisattva

    (Kannon Bosatsu 觀音菩薩)
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  • Kanzeon

    (Kanzeon 觀世音)
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  • Kanzeon Bodhisattva

    (Kanzeon Bosatsu 觀世音菩薩)
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  • karmic conditions

    (en 縁)
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  • Kasho

    (迦葉)
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  • Keizan

    (瑩山)
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  • Keizan Jōkin

    ( 瑩山紹瑾)
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  • kesa

    (kesa 袈裟)
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  • kyosaku

    (kyōsaku 警策)
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L

liberation/living beings/long robe

  • liberation

    (gedatsu 解脱)
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  • living beings

    (shujō 衆生, gunrui 群類, gunjō 群生)
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  • long robe

    (jikitotsu 直裰)
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M

main bowl/mental afflictions/merit/mind/Miroku Bodhisattva/Miroku Buddha/Mokuren/monasteries and temples/monastery/Monju/Monju Bodhisattva/Monjushiri Bodhisattva/monk/monk in training/morning gruel/most reverend/mountain gate/mountain seat ceremony

  • main bowl

    (zuhatsu 頭鉢)
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  • mental afflictions

    (bonnō 煩惱)
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  • merit

    (kudoku 功徳)
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  • mind

    (shin 心)
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  • Miroku Bodhisattva

    (Miroku Bosatsu 彌勒菩薩)
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  • Miroku Buddha

    (Miroku Sonbutsu 彌勒尊佛)
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  • Mokuren

    (目連 (C. Mulian, S. Maudgalyāyana)
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  • monasteries and temples

    (jiin 寺院)
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  • monastery

    (ji 寺, jiin 寺院, garan 伽藍, sōrin 叢林, bon'en 梵苑, bonsetsu 梵刹, sōdō 僧堂, sanmon 山門)
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  • Monju

    (文殊)
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  • Monju Bodhisattva

    (Monju Bosatsu 文殊菩薩, Monju Daishi 文殊大師)
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  • Monjushiri Bodhisattva

    (Monjushiri Bosatsu 文殊師利菩薩)
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  • monk

    ( 僧, biku 比丘)
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  • monk in training

    (unsui 雲水, unnō 雲衲)
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  • morning gruel

    (chōshuku 朝粥)
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  • most reverend

    (daioshō 大和尚)
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  • mountain gate

    (sanmon 山門)
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  • mountain seat ceremony

    (shinsan shiki 晉山式)
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N

nine-panel robe/nine prostrations/nirvana/nirvana assembly

  • nine-panel robe

    (kujōe 九條衣)
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  • nine prostrations

    (kyūhai 九拜)
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  • nirvana

    (nehan 涅槃, jakumetsu 寂滅, naion 泥洹)
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  • nirvana assembly

    (nehan e 涅槃會)
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O

observances/old buddha/one Buddha and two ancestors/"one hundred prostrations"/open a sangha hall/ordaining master/ordination/original master/oryoki/Our Great Benefactor and Founder of the Teachings, the Original Master Shakamuni Buddha/overnight quarters

  • observances

    (gyōji 行持, gyōji 行事)
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  • old buddha

    (kobutsu 古佛)
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  • one Buddha and two ancestors

    (ichibutsu ryōso 一佛兩祖)
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  • "one hundred prostrations"

    (hyappai 百拜)
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  • open a sangha hall

    (kaitan 開單)
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  • ordaining master

    (honshi 本師, jugōshi 受業師)
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  • ordination

    (tokudo 得度)
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  • original master

    (honshi 本師)
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  • oryoki

    (ōryōki 應量器)
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  • Our Great Benefactor and Founder of the Teachings, the Original Master Shakamuni Buddha

    (daion kyōshu honshi Shakamuni Butsu 大恩教主本師釋迦牟尼佛)
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  • overnight quarters

    (tanga ryō 旦過寮, tanga 旦過)
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P

portico/precept name/precepts/primary master

  • portico

    (genkan 玄關)
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  • precept name

    (kaimyō 戒名)
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  • precepts

    (kairitsu 戒律,kai 戒)
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  • primary master

    (honshi 本師)
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R

rains retreat/rakusu/rear hall roshi/recitations/rector/rector's assistant/release from convocation/relics/repentance/retreat/retreat opening/reverend/robes/Rushana Buddha

  • rains retreat

    (u ango 雨安居)
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  • rakusu

    (rakusu 絡子)
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  • rear hall roshi

    (godō 後堂)
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  • recitations

    (nenju 念誦)
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  • rector

    (ino, inō, ina 維那)
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  • rector's assistant

    (dōan 堂行)
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  • release from convocation

    (hōsan 放參)
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  • relics

    (shari舍利)
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  • repentance

    (sange 懺悔)
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  • retreat

    (ango 安居, kessei ango 結制安居, kessei 結制)
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  • retreat opening

    (kessei 結制)
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  • reverend

    (oshō 和尚)
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  • robes

    (e, koromo 衣)
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  • Rushana Buddha

    (Rushana butsu 盧遮那佛)
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S

Sacred Monk/Sal tree/sangha/sangha hall/seal/seal of the buddha-mind/seat of awakening/Second Ancestor in China/secretary/sesshin/sesshin assembly/seven-panel robe/Shaka/Shakamuni/Shakamuni Buddha/sit cross-legged/sit semi-cross-legged/sitting cloth/six destinies/six stewards/small bowl-bell/small convocation/snow retreat/Sōji Monastery/Sōjiji/spread sitting cloth/student/Sumeru altar/summer retreat/sutra/sutra chanting/sutra reading

  • Sacred Monk

    (shōsō 聖僧)
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  • Sal tree

    (shara no ki 娑羅樹)
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  • sangha

    (sōgi 僧祇, 僧)
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  • sangha hall

    (sōdō 僧堂)
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  • seal

    (in 印, 封)
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  • seal of the buddha-mind

    (busshin in 佛心印)
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  • seat of awakening

    (bodaiza 菩提座)
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  • Second Ancestor in China

    (shintan niso 震旦二祖)
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  • secretary

    (shoki 書記)
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  • sesshin

    (sesshin 攝心)
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  • sesshin assembly

    (sesshin e 攝心會)
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  • seven-panel robe

    (shichijōe 七條衣)
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  • Shaka

    (釋迦)
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  • Shakamuni

    (釋迦牟尼)
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  • Shakamuni Buddha

    (Shakamuni Butsu 釋迦牟尼佛)
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  • sit cross-legged

    (kekkafuza 結跏趺坐, fuza 趺坐)
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  • sit semi-cross-legged

    (hanka fuza 半跏趺坐)
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  • sitting cloth

    (zagu 坐具, gu 具, nishidan 尼師壇)
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  • six destinies

    (rokudō 六道)
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  • six stewards

    (roku chiji 六知事)
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  • small bowl-bell

    (shōkei 小鏧)
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  • small convocation

    (shōsan 小參)
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  • snow retreat

    (setsu ango 雪安居)
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  • Sōji Monastery

    (Sōjiji 總持寺)
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  • Sōjiji

    (Sōjiji 總持寺)
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  • spread sitting cloth

    (ten zagu 展坐具)
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  • student

    (gakunin 學人)
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  • Sumeru altar

    (shumidan 須彌壇, shumi 須彌)
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  • summer retreat

    (ge ango 夏安居)
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  • sutra

    (kyō 經, kyōten 經典)
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  • sutra chanting

    (fugin 諷經)
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  • sutra reading

    (kankin 看經)
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T

tathagata/Ten Buddha Names/Ten-Line Kannon Sutra/Tendō/Tendō Nyojō/thought of awakening/three modes of karma/three painful destinies/three robes/three times/three treasures/Tiantong Mountain/tradition of the monastery/trainee/turn the dharma wheel

  • tathagata

    (nyorai 如來)
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  • Ten Buddha Names

    (Jūbutsumyō 十佛名)
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  • Ten-Line Kannon Sutra

    (Jikku kannon gyō 十句觀音經)
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  • Tendō

    (天童)
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  • Tendō Nyojō

    (天童如淨)
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  • thought of awakening

    (bodaishin 菩提心)
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  • three modes of karma

    (sangō 三業)
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  • three painful destinies

    (sanzu 三途)
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  • three robes

    (san'e 三衣)
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  • three times

    (sanze 三世)
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  • three treasures

    (sanbō 三寶)
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  • Tiantong Mountain

    (Tendōzan, C. Tiantongshan 天童山)
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  • tradition of the monastery

    (sanpū 山風)
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  • trainee

    (gakunin 學人)
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  • turn the dharma wheel

    (tenbōrin 轉法輪)
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U

unconnected spirits

  • unconnected spirits

    (muen 無縁)
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V

Verse After Eating/Verse Before Eating/Verse commentary of Tendō Kaku/Verse for Bell Ringing/Verse for Bowl Raising/Verse for Donning Kesa/Verse for Opening Sutras/Verse for Setting Out Bowls/verse from Great Perfection of Wisdom Sutra/Verse of Bathing Buddha (No. 1)/Verse of Bathing Buddha (No. 2)/Verse of Five Contemplations/Verse of Four Universal Vows/Verse of Giving Wealth/Verse of Homage to Buddha's Relics/Verse of Impermanence/Verse of Purifying Place of Practice/Verse of Purity While Abiding in the World/Verse of Repentance/Verse of Rice for Spirits/Verse of Rinse Water/Verse of Robe and Bowls/Verse of Seeking the Way/Verse of Sitting Cloth/Verse of Spiritual Aspiration/Verse of Three Refuges/Verse of Threefold Refuge/Verse of Tonsure/Verse on Sounding Board/verse paraphrase of Great Perfection of Wisdom Sutra/verse upon first striking of bell/Verse Upon Hearing Mallet/Verse When Ordinands Enter Ritual Site/Verses for Face Washing/Verses of Food Offering/vestment of liberation

  • Verse After Eating

    (Shokugo no ge 食後の偈)
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  • Verse Before Eating

    (Shokuzen no ge 食前の偈)
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  • Verse commentary of Tendō Kaku

    (Tendō kaku ju 天童覺頌)
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  • Verse for Bell Ringing

    (Meishō no ge 鳴鐘の偈)
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  • Verse for Bowl Raising

    (Keihatsu no ge 擎鉢の偈, Keihatsumon 擎鉢文)
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  • Verse for Donning Kesa

    (Takkesa no ge 搭袈裟の偈)
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  • Verse for Opening Sutras

    (Kaikyōge 開經偈)
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  • Verse for Setting Out Bowls

    (Tenpatsu no ge 展鉢の偈)
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  • verse from Great Perfection of Wisdom Sutra

    (Dai hannya 大般若)
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  • Verse of Bathing Buddha (No. 1)

    (Yokubutsu no ge 浴佛の偈, Yokubutsu ge 浴佛偈)
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  • Verse of Bathing Buddha (No. 2)

    (Yokubutsu ge 浴佛偈)
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  • Verse of Five Contemplations

    (Gokan ge 五觀偈)
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  • Verse of Four Universal Vows

    (Shigu seigan mon 四弘誓願文)
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  • Verse of Giving Wealth

    (Sezai no ge 施財の偈)
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  • Verse of Homage to Buddha's Relics

    (Shari raimon 舍利禮文)
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  • Verse of Impermanence

    (Mujōge 無常偈)
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  • Verse of Purifying Place of Practice

    (Jōdōjō no ge 淨道場の偈)
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  • Verse of Purity While Abiding in the World

    (Sho sekai bon no ge 處世界梵之偈)
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  • Verse of Repentance

    (Sangemon 懺悔文)
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  • Verse of Rice for Spirits

    (Saba ge 生飯偈)
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  • Verse of Rinse Water

    (Sessui no ge 折水之偈)
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  • Verse of Robe and Bowls

    (Ehatsu no ge 衣鉢の偈)
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  • Verse of Seeking the Way

    (Gudō no ge 求道の偈)
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  • Verse of Sitting Cloth

    (Zagu no ge 坐具の偈)
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  • Verse of Spiritual Aspiration

    (Hosshin no ge 發心の偈)
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  • Verse of Three Refuges

    (San kirai mon 三歸禮文)
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  • Verse of Threefold Refuge

    (San kie mon 三歸依文)
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  • Verse of Tonsure

    (Teihatsu no ge 剃髮偈)
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  • Verse on Sounding Board

    (Han no ge 版の偈)
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  • verse paraphrase of Great Perfection of Wisdom Sutra

    (Dai hannya kyō 大般若經)
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  • verse upon first striking of bell

    (tsukizome 撞初)
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  • Verse Upon Hearing Mallet

    (Montsui no ge 聞槌の偈)
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  • Verse When Ordinands Enter Ritual Site

    (kaitei nyūdōjō no ge 戒弟入道場の偈)
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  • Verses for Face Washing

    (Senmen no ge 洗面偈)
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  • Verses of Food Offering

    (Sejiki ge 施食偈)
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  • vestment of liberation

    (gedappaku 解脱服)
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W

winter assembly/winter retreat/without letters

  • winter assembly

    (fuyue 冬會)
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  • winter retreat

    (tō ango 冬安居)
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  • without letters

    (muji 無字)
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Z

Zen school

  • Zen school

    (Zenshū 禪宗)
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Numbers

"2" and "7" days/"3" days/"3" and "8" days/"4" and "9" days/"8" days

  • "2" and "7" days

    (ni, shichi nichi 二・七日)
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  • "3" days

    (san nichi 三日)
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  • "3" and "8" days

    (sanpachi 三八)
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  • "4" and "9" days

    (shi, ku nichi 四・九日)
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  • "8" days

    (hachi nichi 八日)
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