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

Usage examples (32)
  • Tendai (Ch. T™ien-t™ai), Kegon (Ch.. Hua-yen), and Shingon.
  • He is most famous for being the founder of Shingon esoteric Buddhism in Japan.
  • Hosshin in Shingon thought is not an abstract truth transcending the mundane world.
  • Kûkai called his form of Buddhism, Shingon, which means “the word of truth.” for more
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