阿閦如来

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Hyōgaiji Grade: S Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “阿閦如来 comes from Middle Chinese, with the portion before 如來 ‎(njo loj) ultimately deriving from Sanskrit as the name of the entity; needs researching.”

Proper noun[edit]

阿閦如来 ‎(hiragana あしゅくにょらい, romaji Ashuku Nyorai)

  1. (religion, Buddhism) Ashuku Nyorai: the Eastern Buddha, Akṣobhya, one of the Five Dhyani Buddhas

Coordinate terms[edit]

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

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