Definitions

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  • noun a Chadic language spoken in the Mandara mountains in Cameroon; has only two vowels

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Examples

  • Here, or in the "mandara" [3] inside the house, the Arab host receives his male guests.

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  • And towards the end of his life he completed in 830 what has been considered to be his magnum opus, the Himitsu mandara jûjûshinron

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  • The ri-hosshin is depicted in the Taizô mandara that expresses truths expounded in the

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  • The Kongô-kai mandara (Srkt: Vajradhâtu mandala; “Vajra-realm mandala”) represents the “male priciple” and embodies the vajra-wisdom, a wisdom that is adamantine and imperishable and that illuminates and enfolds all beings.

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  • The form that this flowering takes is the mandala (Jpn: mandara).

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  • And the chi-hosshin is depicted in the Kongôkai mandara that expresses truths expounded in the

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  • Together they are called ryôbu mandara and represent a comprehensive unity.

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  • The “samaya mandala” (Skrt: samaya-mandala; Jpn: sanmaya mandara) pictures the Buddha-cum-universe through a variety of articles or signs, symbolizing the omnipresencing of Dainichi's intention (Skrt: samaya; Jpn: sanmaya).

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  • The hosshin in its cosmic significance appears in the form or figure (sô) of a mandara (Skrt: mandala).

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  • Himitsu mandara jûjûshinron (Treatise on the Secret Mandala of the Ten States of Mind) in ten volumes, composed around 830, five years before his death.

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