Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

四相 sì xiāng

sì xiāng phrase four notions / four forms / four manifestations of self
Domain: Buddhism 佛教
Notes: From the Diamond Sutra, the four notions or forms are notion of self 我相、 notions of people 人相、 notions of sentient beings 众生相、 and notions of a lifespan 寿者相 (FGDB '四相')

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第五十四回 Chapter 54 2
History of Liao 《遼史》 卷七十二 列傳第二: 宗室 義宗倍 章肅皇帝李胡 順宗濬 晉王敖盧斡 Volume 72 Biographies 2: Imperial Family - Yi Zongbei, the foreign emperor Zhang Su, Shun Zongjun, Jin Wangaoluwo 1
Han Feizi 《韓非子》 五蠹第四十九 Chapter 49: Five Vermin 1
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷二百下 列傳第一百五十下: 朱泚 黃巢 秦宗權 Volume 200 Biographies 150: Zhu Ci, Huang Chao, Qin Zongchuan 1
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷三十九 蜀書九 董劉馬陳董呂傳 Volume 39: Book of Shu 9 - Biographies of Dong, Liu, Ma, Chen, Dong, and Lü 1


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四相公 四相公 四相公 The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第五十四回 Chapter 54 2