Frequently Used Words

Names

  • Daoxuan 道宣 (596-667 CE),
  • Gāozōng 高宗 (15 July 649 – 27 December 683) (Lǐ Zhì 治)
  • Guānshìyīn 觀世音
  • Guānzìzài 觀自在
  • Huìlì 慧立
  • Kuījī 窺基 (632–682)
  • Miàoshàn 妙善 (Princess). Eleventh century.
  • Sēngyòu 僧祐 (445–518)
  • Tàizōng 太宗 (r. 4 September 626 – 10 July 649)  (Lǐ Shìmín 世民).
  • Táng 唐
  • Woncheuk 圓測 (613–696)
  • Wǔ Zhào 武曌 (624–705 CE), later Wǔ Zétiān 武則天 (r. 690–705 CE)
  • Xuánzàng 玄奘 (602–664)
  • Yàncóng 彥悰 (557–610, catalogue of 602)
  • Yàncóng 彥悰 (fl. 688).
  • Yáng Shèshēng 楊社生

Places

  • Cháng’ān 長安
  • Dūnhuáng 敦煌
  • Yùhuá gōng 玉華宮 (Palace of Jade Flowers )

Texts

  • Dàmíngzhòujīng 《大明呪經》 (T 250)
  • Dà Táng dà Cí’ēnsì sānzàng fǎshī chuán xù 《大唐大慈恩寺三藏法師傳序》A biography of the Tripiṭaka Master of the Great Ci’en Monastery of the Great Tang Dynasty (T 2053). Translated into English by Li Rongxi (1995).
  • Dàtáng nèidiǎn lù «大唐內典錄» Catalogue of the Inner Canon of the Great Tang (T 2149). aka Neidian Catalogue.
  • Dà Táng Xīyù jì《大唐西域記》The Great Tang Dynasty Record of the Western Regions. (T 2087) Trans. Li Rongxi (1996).
  • Dàzhìdù lùn《大智度論》 Mahāprajñāpāramitopadeśa (T 1509)
  • Kāiyuán shìjiào lù «開元釋教錄» Record of Śākyamuniʼs Teachings Compiled During the Kaiyuan period (T 2154); often abbreviated as Kāiyuán lù «開元錄» . Compiled 730 CE by Zhìshēng 智昇.
  • Tuóluóní jí jīng  《陀羅尼集經》 (T 901).  Trans. Atikūṭa 654 CE.

Words

  • chāo jīng 抄經 digest text
  • huángdì 皇帝 Emperor
  • Huáyán 華嚴 Avataṃsaka
  • tuóluóní 陀羅尼 dhāraṇī
  • wěi jīng 偽經 Fake text. Jap. gikyō 偽経
  • zhèng jīng 正經 Genuine text
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