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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