Jodo Shinshu

[ joh-doh shin-shoo ]

nounBuddhism.
  1. the largest sect of Jodo, stressing simple trust rather than ritual as the means to salvation.

Origin of Jodo Shinshu

1
<Japanese Jōdo Pure Land + shinshū true faith (<Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese jìngtǔ zhēnzōng)

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