不動明王

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
どう
Grade: 3
みょう
Grade: 2
おう
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

不動明王 ‎(hiragana ふどうみょうおう, romaji Fudō Myōō)

  1. (religion, Buddhism) a guardian deity primarily revered in Vajrayana Buddhism as the principal of the Five Wisdom Kings, known outside of Japan by his Sanskrit name, अचल(acala)

Coordinate terms[edit]

The 五大明王(Go Dai Myōō, Five Wisdom Kings) and associated directions are:

See also[edit]