jodo shin shu

Jodo Shinshu

[joh-doh shin-shoo]
noun Buddhism.
the largest sect of Jodo, stressing simple trust rather than ritual as the means to salvation.

< Japanese Jōdo Pure Land + shinshū true faith (< Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese jìngtǔ zhēnzōng) Unabridged
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