[ joh-doh -shin-shoo ]
/ ˈdʒoʊ doʊ ˈʃɪn ʃu /
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the largest sect of Jodo, stressing simple trust rather than ritual as the means to salvation.
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Origin of Jodo Shinshu
<Japanese Jōdo Pure Land + shinshū true faith (<Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese jìngtǔ zhēnzōng)
Words nearby Jodo Shinshu
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Example sentences from the Web for Jodo Shinshu
In illustration is the most popular of all the Buddhist sects to-day, Shinshu.Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic|Sidney L. Gulick
Where the Shinshu sect is strong you will find little divorce.
The people were of the Shinshu sect; there was no Shinto shrine.