Tibetan Buddhism
Tibetan Buddhism is the body of Buddhist religious doctrine and institutions characteristic of Tibet, Mongolia, Tuva, Bhutan, Kalmykia and certain regions of the Himalayas, including northern Nepal, ...
Shingon Buddhism
Shingon Buddhism (真言宗, Shingon-shū) is one of the mainstream major schools of Buddhism in Japan and one of the few surviving Vajrayana lineages in East Asia, originally spread from India to Ch...
Tendai
Tendai (天台宗, Tendai-shū) is a Japanese school of Mahayana Buddhism, a descendant of the Chinese Tiantai or Lotus Sutra school.David W. Chappell frames the relevance of Tendai for a universal B...
Shinnyo-en
Shinnyo-en (真如苑, Borderless Garden of Truth) is a new religious movement in the tradition of the Daigo branch of the Shingon school of Japanese Buddhism. It was founded in 1936 by Ito Shinjo (...
Hawaii Shingon Mission
Hawaii Shingon Mission or Shingon Shu Hawaii (formerly the Shingon Sect Mission of Hawaii) located at 915 Sheridan Street in Honolulu, Hawaii, is one of the most elaborate displays of Japanese Buddhis...
Gebchak Gonpa
Gebchak Gonpa - also spelled Gecha Gon, Gechak, Gechag, and Gebchak Gompa - lies in the remote mountains of Nangchen, Eastern Tibet. It is the home of a spiritual lineage of female practitioners, or y...
Great Auspicious Beauty
The Great Auspicious Beauty Tantra or Trashi Dzenden Chenpögyü (Tibetan: བཀྲ་ཤིས་མཛེས་ལྡན་ཆེན་པོའི་རྒྱུད, Wylie: bkra shis mdzes ldan chen po'i rgyud) is numbered amongst the 'Seventeen Tantr...
Charya tantra yana
Charya tantra, Upa tantra, or Ubhaya tantra is a yana (literally "vehicle") of Esoteric Buddhism-though there is debate about whether it is considered to be buddhism, and as such is both a class of ta...
Vajrabodhi
Vajrabodhi (Ch.金剛智) (671–741) was an Indian buddhist monk and Esoteric Buddhist teacher in Tang China. He is one of the eight patriarchs in Shingon Buddhism.Vajrabodhi was the second of three Vajrayan...
Motoyama-ji
The Shippōzan Motoyama-ji (七宝山 本山寺) is a temple of the Kōyasan Shingon-shū sect in Mitoyo, Kagawa, Japan. It was established by Emperor Heizei's instruction in 807. Hayagriva is a principal image ...
Tapuy
Philippine rice wine, popularly known as tapuy, is an alcoholic rice drink. The name is derived from tapai, a fermented rice dish found in most of Southeast Asia. It is a traditional beverage originat...
Mikkyō
Mikkyō (密教, lit. "secret teachings", "esoteric, Tantric Buddhism") is a Japanese term that refers to the esoteric Vajrayāna practices of the Shingon Buddhist school and the related practices that ...
Tibetan calendar
The Tibetan calendar (Tibetan: ལོ་ཐོ, Wylie: lo-tho) is a lunisolar calendar, that is, the Tibetan year is composed of either 12 or 13 lunar months, each beginning and ending with a new moon....
Śubhakarasiṃha
Śubhakarasiṃha (637-735 CE) (traditional Chinese: 善無畏; pinyin: Shànwúwèi; Japanese: Zenmui; Korean: 선무외, Seonmuoe; Vietnamese: Thiện Vô Uý) was an eminent I...
Shingon-shu Buzan-ha
Buzan-ha (真言宗豊山派, Shingon-shū Buzan-ha) is a sect of Shingon Buddhism founded in the 16th century by the priest Senyo Sōjō (専誉僧正). The main Buzan-ha temple is Hase-dera in Sakurai, Nara.To...
Saichō
Saichō (最澄, September 15, 767 – June 26, 822) was a Japanese Buddhist monk credited with founding the Tendai school in Japan, based around the Chinese Tiantai tradition he was exposed to dur...
Kūkai
Kūkai (空海), also known posthumously as Kōbō-Daishi (弘法大師, The Grand Master Who Propagated the Buddhist Teaching), 774–835, was a Japanese monk, civil servant, scholar, poet, and artist, founde...
Ari Buddhism
Ari Buddhism (Burmese: အရည်းဂိုဏ်း, [əjí ɡáiɴ]) is the name given to the religious practice common in Burma, prior to Anawrahta's rise and the subsequent conversion of Bagan (Pagan) to Theravada ...
Daikaku-ji
Daikaku-ji (大覚寺, Daikaku-ji) is a Shingon Buddhist temple in Ukyō-ku, a western ward in the city of Kyoto, Japan. The main images are of the Five Wisdom Kings, centered on Fudō. It was a villa...
Tachikawa-ryu
Tachikawa-ryu (立川流) is a Japanese school of esoteric Buddhism (Mikkyō) of Shingonshu founded in 1114 by the monk Ninkan (仁寛) (1057-1123 AD) in an attempt to create a Japanese tradition correspondi...
Sangō Shiiki
Sangō Shiiki (三教指帰) is a dialectic allegory written by Kūkai in 794. It is Japan's oldest comparative ideological critique.At the time of writing, Kūkai was 24 years old. It is his debut work.
Zentsū-ji
The Byōbuura Gogakusan Tanjō-in Zentsū-ji (屏風浦五岳山誕生院善通寺) is a temple of the Shingon sect in Zentsūji, Kagawa, Japan. It was established by Zentsū Saeki, the father of Kūkai, in 813. The East Acade...
Amoghavajra
Amoghavajra (Sanskrit: अमोघवज्र Amoghavajra; traditional Chinese: 不空; pinyin: Bùkōng; Japanese: Fukū; Korean: 불공; Vietnamese: Bất Không, 705–774) was a ...
Vairocana
Vairocana (also Vairochana or Mahāvairocana, Sanskrit: वैरोचन) is a celestial buddha who is often interpreted, in texts like the Flower Garland Sutra, as the Bliss Body of the historical Buddha (S...