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Noun
1. dhyana (profound meditation)Buddhist term, Abbreviation, See also 禅那 ぜんな
2. Zen (Buddhism)Abbreviation, See also 禅宗
  • ぜん
  • わたし私たち
  • こころ
  • 鍛練
  • する
  • といわれる
  • They say Zen cultivates our mind.
Wikipedia definition
3. ZenZen is a school of Mahayana Buddhism and originated in China during the 6th century CE as Chán. From China, Zen spread south to Vietnam, to Korea and east to Japan. The word Zen is derived from the Japanese pronunciation of the Middle Chinese word 禪 Dzyen, which in turn is derived from the Sanskrit word dhyāna, which can be approximately translated as "absorption" or "meditative state".
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Other forms
禪 【ぜん】
Notes
禪: Out-dated kanji.

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