不空成就如来

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Japanese[edit]

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不空成就如来: a Tibetan statue of Amoghasiddhi.

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 不空成就如來 (pjuw khuwng dzyeng dzjuwH njo loj). Compare modern Mandarin 不空成就佛 (bùkōng chéngjiù fō), exchanging 如來 (rúlái) for roughly synonymous ().

The Middle Chinese term itself is a compound of 不空成就 + 如來:

Pronunciation[edit]

  • On'yomi
  • IPA(key): [ɸɯᵝkɯᵝːd͡ʑʲo̞ːd͡ʑʲɯᵝ njo̞ɺ̠a̠i]

Proper noun[edit]

不空成就如来 (hiragana ふくうじょうじゅにょらい, romaji Fukūjōju Nyorai)

  1. (religion, Buddhism) Fukūjōju Nyorai: the Buddha of the North, called Amoghasiddhi; the embodiment of the accomplishment of the Buddhist path and the overcoming of envy, one of the Five Dhyani Buddhas, and an important entity in Shingon Buddhism

Coordinate terms[edit]

The 五智如来 (Go Chi Nyorai, Five Dhyani Buddhas) and associated directions are:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9