Lay Buddhism and Spirituality - From Vimalakirti to the Nenbutsu Masters - Michael Pye

Lay Buddhism and Spirituality - From Vimalakirti to the Nenbutsu Masters - Michael Pye

7 Fudō the Immovable

Lay Buddhism and Spirituality - From Vimalakirti to the Nenbutsu Masters - Michael Pye

Beatrice Lane Suzuki † [+-]
Beatrice Lane Suzuki (1878-1939) was a very well informed and sensitive expositor of Mahāyāna Buddhism and the American wife of the well-known Zen Buddhist Suzuki Daisetsu. She lived in Japan for many years and came to know the leading temple centres of various Buddhist schools - especially in Kyōto and Kamakura - very well.

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This chapter discusses one of the most popular gods (or symbolical beings) of Buddhism in Japan known as “Vidyārājas”, Fudō the Immovable, i.e. Fudō Myōō 不動明王, meaning Bright King Fudō (known in Sanskrit as Acala).

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Suzuki, Beatrice Lane. 7 Fudō the Immovable. Lay Buddhism and Spirituality - From Vimalakirti to the Nenbutsu Masters. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 133 - 148 Jul 2014. ISBN 9781908049155. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=22091. Date accessed: 14 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.22091. Jul 2014

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