[ suhd-duhr-muh-poo n-duhr-ee-kuh ]
/ sʌdˈdʌr mə pʊnˈdʌr i kə /
a Mahayana sutra, forming with its references to Amida and the Bodhisattvas the basis for the doctrine that there is something of Buddha in everyone, so that salvation is universally available: a central text of Mahayana Buddhism.
Also called Lotus of the Good Law, Lotus of the True Law, Lotus Sutra.
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