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迴向     huíxiàng     to transfer merit / to dedicate / pariṇāmanā

Grammar: Verb
Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: pariṇāmanā, Japanese: ekō; literally, meaning to turn towards but usually referring to the part of a Mahāyāna Buddhist ceremony for dedication of merit to all sentient beings (BL 'pariṇāmanā'; Ding '迴向'; FGDB '迴向'; SH '迴向')
Synonyms: 回向
Parent concept: 大乘佛教 (Mahāyāna Buddhism)
Topic: Buddhism

Other senses of the word: 迴向

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