五时八教 (五時八教) wǔshí bā jiào

  1. wǔshí bā jiào set phrase five periods and eight teachings
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: China
    Notes: Of the Tiantai system of classification. The five periods are: 1. 華嚴時 Avataṃsaka period, 2. 鹿苑時 Deer Park period, 3. 方等時 extended teachings period, 4. 般若時 Prajñāpāramitā period, and 5. the Lotus Sūtra and Nirvāṇa Sūtra period. The eight teachings include: 化儀四教 the four modes of exposition and 化法四教 the four types of transformative teaching. (BL 'Tiantai bajiao', p. 911; Ding '五時八教'; FGDB '五時八教'; SH '五時八教', p. 144).
  2. wǔ shí bā jiāo set phrase five periods and eight teachings
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: China
    Notes: A Tiantai school classification of Buddhist teachings (FGDB '五時八教'; Ichishima and Chappell 2013, p. 163; SH '五時八教', p. 119; T 131)