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Dainichi

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

(Jap.; Skt., Mahāvairocana).

The cosmic Buddha of Shingon or esoteric Buddhism. All phenomena point to the reality of Dainichi, and at the same time they are all manifestations of...

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Treatment with cathepsin L inhibitor potentiates T<sub>h</sub>2-type immune response in <i>Leishmania major</i>-infected BALB/c mice

Tianqian Zhang, Yoichi Maekawa, Tohru Sakai, Yoko Nakano, Kazunari Ishii, Hajime Hisaeda, Teruki Dainichi, Tetsuji Asao, Nobuhiko Katunuma and Kunisuke Himeno.

in International Immunology

August 2001; p ublished online August 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Immunology; Biological Sciences. 5728 words.

Prior to the activation of CD4 + T cells, exogenous proteins must be digested by endo/lysosomal enzymes in antigen-presenting cells (APC) to produce antigenic peptides that are able to be...

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Dainichi

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

(Jap.; Skt., Mahāvairocana).

The cosmic Buddha of Shingon or esoteric Buddhism. All phenomena point to the reality of Dainichi, and at the same time they are all manifestations of...

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Dainichi

David Leeming.

in A Dictionary of Asian Mythology

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 96 words.

The Buddha Dainichi Nyorai or the Buddha Mahāvairocana is known as the “Illuminator.” In the tradition of esoteric Buddhism (

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Dainichi

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 91 words.

(Jap.; Skt., Mahāvairocana).

The cosmic Buddha of Shingon or esoteric Buddhism. All phenomena point to the reality of Dainichi,

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Dainichi

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 83 words.

The Buddha Dainichi Nyorai, the Buddha Mahavairocana, is known as the Illuminator. In the tradition of esoteric Japanese

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Dainichi Nōnin

Overview page. Subjects: Buddhism.

(d. c.1194).

The founder of the Daruma school, an early and short-lived school of Japanese zen. Nōnin studied Zen texts on his own early in his monastic career, and had a...

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Dainichi Nōnin

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 85 words.

(12th/13th cent.).

Zen Buddhist Japanese master of the Rinzai school. Initially introduced to Tendai teaching, he reached enlightenment without formal

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Dainichi-nyorai

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

East Asia

The Buddha Mahavairocana, the ‘great illuminator’, was the special form of the Enlightened One for the Shingon sect. This sect, whose name means ‘true word’, was founded...

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Dainichi-nyorai (East Asia)

Arthur Cotterell.

in A Dictionary of World Mythology

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 355 words.

The Buddha Mahavairocana, the ‘great illuminator’, was the special form of the Enlightened One for the Shingon sect. This sect,

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Dainichi(bō) Nōnin

Edited by Robert E. Buswell and David S. Lopez.

in The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism

P ublished online July 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Buddhism. 260 words.

Japanese monk of the late Heian and early Kamakura eras; his surname was Taira. Nōnin is the reputed founder of

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