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Eisai (1141—1215)




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1 (d. 1157). A Tendai monk who specialized in esoteric studies and ritual, and was one of Eisai's (1141–1215) first teachers.

2 A Sino-Japanese Buddhist term meaning ‘pure mind’, which indicates the inherently pure mind with which all beings are endowed (Chin., ching hsin).

3 A Sino-Japanese Buddhist term meaning ‘eternal body’, or the body of a perfectly enlightened Buddha.which is opposed to the impermanent body of beings still trapped in saṃsāra (Chin., ch'ang-shen).

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