Buddhist Mythology

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NYORAI

Japanese concept

Terms of Enlightenment

This is a Japanese term for anyone who has achieved Enlightenment.

In other words, it’s more or less the Japanese word for Buddhas. It’s often appended to a name to indicate true Buddhaness — for example: Dainichi-Nyorai.

Nyorai Facts and Figures

Name: Nyorai
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: concept
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

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Article last revised on September 20, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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