四悉檀 sì xītán

sì xītán set phrase Four Modes of Teaching / the four methods of teaching / four siddhantas
Domain: Buddhism 佛教
Notes: Teaching methods that the Buddha used, varied according the level of the student: (1) worldly method 世界悉檀, (2) individual method 各各为人悉檀, (3) specific method 对治悉檀, (4) ultimate method 第一义悉檀; FGS translation standard: Four Modes of Teaching (Faxiang; Sharf 2005, p. 316)