方等 fāngděng

fāngděng adjective vaipulya / vaidalya / vast / extended
Domain: Buddhism 佛教
Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: vaipulya; Pali: vedalla, Japanese: hōdō; Vaipulya 方等 is often used in titles of Mahāyāna texts to indicate a work of great extent that offers a more comprehensive description of Buddhist thought and practice. Vaipulya is a genre of Buddhist literature, one of the 九部經 navāṅga-śāsana 'nine kinds of teaching' (BL 'vaipulya'; FGDB '毘佛略'; FGDB '方等'; Hirakawa 1997 '方等'; MW 'vaipulya'; Pali Text Society 2013, 'Vipula').

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