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Shōji

Shōji.
1. (Jap., ‘birth and death’). The cycle of birth and death in Japanese Buddhism: transmigration and reappearance, often referred to as shōji no rōgoku, ‘the prison of birth and death’.

2. (Jap., ‘superior person’). A person of outstanding virtue and wisdom.

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shoji

shoji. Japanese screen, the panels of which were filled with translucent paper, as used in shoin houses.

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