天命 tiānmìng

tiānmìng proper noun tianming / Mandate of Heaven
Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: Confucianism 儒家
Notes: A concept in Confucian thought that legitimizes the ruler and the taking over of one dynasty by another (Yao 2000, p. 144)

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collocations