Daiji (Jap., ‘great compassion’). The great compassion which is the goal and practice of bodhisattvas. It is often used as the title of particular bodhisattvas, e.g. daiji daihi no satta, ‘of great compassion and mercy’, is Jizō; daiji daihi no honji is Kannon.
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