坛 (壇) tán

  1. tán noun an altar; a ritual platform; a raised mound for sacrifices
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CC-CEDICT '壇'; Guoyu '壇' n 1; Kroll 2015 '壇' 1, p. 441; Unihan '壇')
  2. tán noun a park area; an area surrounded by a banked border
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 花坛 garden (Guoyu '壇' n 4; Kroll 2015 '壇' 2)
  3. tán noun a community; a social circle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 文坛 literary circle (Guoyu '壇' n 5)
  4. tán noun an arena; an examination hall; assembly area
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '壇' n 2; Kroll 2015 '壇' 1a, p. 441; Unihan '壇')
  5. tán noun mandala
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: maṇḍala, Japanese: dan, or: tan; see 曼荼羅 (BCSD '壇'p. 307; FGDB '壇'; SH '壇', p. 446; Unihan '壇')

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  • Scroll 1 Western Dhāraṇī Matrix Vajra Amṛitakuṇḍali Ritual (Xifang Tuoluoni Cang Zhong Jingang Zu Amiliduojunzhali Fa) 西方陀羅尼藏中金剛族阿蜜哩多軍吒利法 — count: 118
  • Scroll 1 Guanzhong Chuangli Jie Tan Tu Jing 關中創立戒壇圖經 — count: 108
  • Scroll 4 One Syllable Buddhosnisa Wheel Turning Ruler Sutra (Yizi Fo Ding Lunwang Jing) 一字佛頂輪王經 — count: 97
  • Scroll 12 Dharanisamgraha Sutra (Collected Dharanis Sutra) 陀羅尼集經 — count: 85 , has English translation
  • Scroll 4 Dharanisamgraha Sutra (Collected Dharanis Sutra) 陀羅尼集經 — count: 82 , has English translation
  • Scroll 1 Amoghapāśa Dhāraṇī Sūtra (Bu Kong Juan Suo Tuoluoni Jing) 不空羂索陀羅尼經 — count: 82
  • Scroll 3 Amoghapāśa Dhāraṇī and īśāna Mantra Sūtra (Bu Kong Juan Suo Tuoluoni Zizai Wang Zhou Jing) 不空羂索陀羅尼自在王呪經 — count: 68 , has English translation
  • Scroll 4 Wonderful, Universal, Secret and Highest Method for Meditation, Great Teaching King of Sūtras (Miao Jixiang Pingdeng Mimi Zuishang Guan Men Da Jiao Wang Jing) 妙吉祥平等祕密最上觀門大教王經 — count: 64
  • Scroll 1 Mahāmaṇivipulavimānaviśvasupratiṣṭhitaguhyaparamarahasyakalparājadhāraṇī (Mou Li Mantuoluo Zhou Jing) 牟梨曼陀羅呪經 — count: 61
  • Scroll 3 Mahāmaṇivipulavimānaviśvasupratiṣṭhitaguhyaparamarahasyakalparājadhāraṇī (Guangda Bao Louge Shan Zhu Mimi Tuoluoni Jing) 廣大寶樓閣善住祕密陀羅尼經 — count: 54

Collocations

  • 大坛 (大壇) 設施大壇 — Jātaka Stories of the Bodhisattva (Pusa Ben Xing Jing) 菩薩本行經, Scroll 1 — count: 8
  • 坛荼 (壇荼) 阿壇荼 — The Lotus Sutra (Tian Pin Miaofa Lianhua Jing) - alternate translation 添品妙法蓮華經, Scroll 7 — count: 7
  • 第二坛 (第二壇) 師作第二壇 — Mahāvairocanaabhisaṃbodhivikurvitādhiṣṭānavaipulya (Vairocana Sutra) 大毘盧遮那成佛神變加持經, Scroll 2 — count: 6
  • 方坛 (方壇) 故使方壇外啟 — Maṇḍalāṣṭasūtra (Shizi Zhuangyan Wang Pusa Qingwen Jing) 師子莊嚴王菩薩請問經, Scroll 1 — count: 6
  • 作坛 (作壇) 或作壇墠形 — Avataṃsakasūtra (Flower Garland Sūtra) 大方廣佛華嚴經, Scroll 8 — count: 6
  • 坛中 (壇中) 當手持金剛杵入其壇中 — Śriparamādhyamantrākalpakhaṇḍa 佛說最上根本大樂金剛不空三昧大教王經, Scroll 2 — count: 6
  • 坛法 (壇法) 自建壇法設無相理 — Pusa Bensheng Man Lun (Jātakamālā) 菩薩本生鬘論, Scroll 5 — count: 6
  • 祠坛 (祠壇) 於城外興立祠壇設施飲食 — Jātaka Stories of the Bodhisattva (Pusa Ben Xing Jing) 菩薩本行經, Scroll 1 — count: 5
  • 坛印 (壇印) 第三具壇印 — Mahāvairocanaabhisaṃbodhivikurvitādhiṣṭānavaipulya (Vairocana Sutra) 大毘盧遮那成佛神變加持經, Scroll 5 — count: 5
  • 坛内 (壇內) 亦復安在於壇內 — Suvarṇaprabhāsauttamarājasūtra (Jin Guang Ming Zui Sheng Wang Jing) 金光明最勝王經, Scroll 7 — count: 5