Shin


Shin
/shin, sheen/, n. Buddhism.
a Japanese offshoot of the Pure Land Sect, requiring only faith in Amida for salvation through his accumulated merit.
[1895-1900; < Japn: lit., faith < MChin, equiv. to Chin zhen truth]

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in full  Jōdo Shinshū 

      (Japanese: “True Pure Land sect”), the largest of the popular Japanese Buddhist Pure Land sects. See Pure Land Buddhism.

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