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myōkōnin


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In the Jōdo Shinshū school of Japanese Pure Land Buddhism.this term refers to a Pure Land practitioner who is particularly devoted to the practice of nembutsu out of a sense of gratitude for Amitābha's compassion (karuṇā). A Jōdo Shinshū text, the Myōkōninten, contains many biographies of such figures.

Subjects: Buddhism.


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