Korean MC: jangbu
Korean MR: changbu
- In indigenous classical Chinese, a manly (brave) man; a man of excellent abilities and/or character. Also, a husband 夫. [resp. Charles Muller; source(s): Nakamura]
- In Buddhist sūtras translated from Indian sources, usually a rendering of the term puruṣa, which most fundamentally refers to the person as a transmigrating "soul." Puruṣa can also mean:
[resp. Charles Muller; source(s): Nakamura]
- A great person, a great sage. A buddha.
- An energetic disciple; a zealous disciple, a man who presses forward unceasingly.
- In Saṃkhya philosophy, the hypothesized spiritual essence of the being, which transmigrates. In Vedānta, the personality principle which is the cause of the world.
- A second person pronoun of address: "you."[resp. Charles Muller; source(s): Nakamura]
- (Skt. pudgala; nara-vara, pumāṃs, puruṣa-bhūta, pauruṣa, manuṣya, mahā-puruṣa, śvaśura, sat-puruṣa, sat-pauruṣya; Tib. pho) [resp. Charles Muller; source(s): Hirakawa, YBh-Ind]
Bukkyō jiten (Ui), 569
Bulgyo sajeon, 761a
Zengaku daijiten (Komazawa U.), 577d
A Glossary of Zen Terms (Inagaki), 152
Bukkyōgo daijiten (Nakamura), 744a
Fo Guang Dictionary, 714
Buddhist Chinese-Sanskrit Dictionary (Hirakawa), 0019
Bukkyō daijiten (Oda), 1226-1
Sanskrit-Tibetan Index for the Yogâcārabhūmi-śāstra (Yokoyama and Hirosawa)
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