Definitions

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  • n. a form of Buddhism emphasizing mystical symbolism of mantras and mudras and the Buddha's ideal which is inexpressible

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Examples

  • This is the language of the mantra or in Japanese, shingon, literally meaning “the word of truth,” and from which Kûkai's brand of Buddhism derives its name.

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  • Mantra (shingon) is the language of the cosmos involving all mental and physical-sensible phenomena.

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  • (shingon, mantra), designating the Dharma as it is.

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