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Jinmeiyō
さつ
Jinmeiyō
goon kan’yōon kan’on
 
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持世菩薩 (Jise Bosatsu): the bodhisattva Vasudhara.

EtymologyEdit

Compound of 持世 (jise, having world, likely a calque via Chinese of Sanskrit वसुधारा (vasudhārā, having or containing wealth; earth, country)) +‎ 菩薩 (bosatsu, bodhisattva).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [d͡ʑise̞ bo̞sa̠t͡sɨᵝ]

Proper nounEdit

持世菩薩 (hiragana じせぼさつ, rōmaji Jise Bosatsu)

  1. (Buddhism): Vasudhara, a female Buddhist bodhisattva representing wealth, prosperity, and abundance

Further readingEdit

  • 持世経 (Jise-kȳo, Jise Sutra) entry in the 世界宗教用語大事典 (Sekai Shūkyō Yōgo Dai Jiten, Big Dictionary of World Religion Terms) at Weblio (in Japanese)