灌顶 (灌頂) guàn dǐng Guàn Dǐng

  1. guàn dǐng noun abhiseka / abhisecana / anointment / consecration
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: abhiseka; a term to pour water on a person's head in a ceremony (BL'Abhiseka'; FGDB '灌頂')
  2. Guàn Dǐng proper noun Guanding
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Chinese Buddhism 中国佛教 , Concept: Monastic 师父
    Notes: Wade-Giles: Kuan-ting, 561—632; disciple of 智顗 Zhi Yi 538—597, key figure of the Tiantai school; Guan Ding wrote down the text of 摩訶止觀 Great Concentration and Insight based on Zhi Yi's lectures (Ding '灌頂'; FGDB '灌頂')

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  • 醍醐灌顶(醍醐灌頂) to anoint your head with the purest cream / to enlighten people with perfect wisdom / flawless Buddhist teaching

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