1. the five elements (in Japanese philosophy: earth, water, fire, wind and void)Buddhism, See also 五行 ごぎょう
2. five great wisdom kingsBuddhism, Abbreviation, See also 五大明王
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3. Five elements (Japanese philosophy)One may encounter two kinds of five elements philosophy in Japan. One is called, in Japanese, gogyō (五行), having its backgrounds in the Chinese five elements, and the other is called godai (五大). Godai is usually regarded as a Buddhism term in Japan, with certain influences from Hinduism. The following article explains the latter. The Buddhist philosophy godai, lit.
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