四方 sì fāng

  1. sì fāng noun north, south, east, and west; all sides
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CC-CEDICT '四方'; Guoyu '四方' 1)
  2. sì fāng noun neighboring states on all borders
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '四方' 2)
  3. sì fāng noun a rectangle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '四方' 3)
  4. sì fāng noun four quarters
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: This term refers to the four quarters of a mandala used in a tantric ritual, For the four points of the compass: 因陀羅 Indra is located in the east; 焰魔羅方 Yama in the south; 嚩嚕拏 Varuṇa in the west; 毘娑門 Vaiśramaṇa in the north. For the four intermediate directions: 伊舍尼 Iśāna in the northeast; 護摩 agni in the southeast; 涅哩底 Nirṛti in the southwest; 嚩瘐 Varuṇa in the northwest (Ding '四方'; FGDB '四方'; SH '四方', p. 176).

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四方步四方台纲纪四方四方脸安得猛士兮守四方四方八面四方区名震四方观听四方传播四方四方台区志在四方

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  • Scroll 1 Zhangzhe Shi Bao Jing (Velāma) 長者施報經 — count: 27
  • Scroll 1 Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔 — count: 24
  • Scroll 9 Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經 — count: 21 , has English translation , has parallel version
  • Scroll 1 Si Fen Lu Shan Bu Suiji Jiemo 四分律刪補隨機羯磨 — count: 20
  • Scroll 35 Dharmaguputakavinaya (Si Fen Lu) 四分律 — count: 18 , has English translation
  • Scroll 1 Dharmaguptabhikṣuṇīkarman (Si Fen Biqiuni Jiemo Fa) 四分比丘尼羯磨法 — count: 16
  • Scroll 6 Beginning of the World (Qi Shi Jing) 起世經 — count: 16
  • Scroll 6 Sutra on the Causes and Beginning of the World (Qi Shi Yin Ben Jing) 起世因本經 — count: 16
  • Scroll 1 Jiemo 羯磨 — count: 15
  • Scroll 1 Dharmaguptabhikṣukarman (Seng Jiemo) 僧羯磨 — count: 15

Collocations

  • 二三四方 (二三四方) 如是二三四方 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 3 — count: 43
  • 四方面 (四方面) 於四方面 — Beginning of the World (Qi Shi Jing) 起世經, Scroll 5 — count: 40
  • 施四方 (施四方) 施四方比丘眾者 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 39 — count: 31
  • 普四方 (普四方) 普四方面 — Beginning of the World (Qi Shi Jing) 起世經, Scroll 9 — count: 21
  • 四方彗星 (四方彗星) 四方彗星出 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 9 — count: 12
  • 四方来 (四方來) 從四方來 — Nirvāṇa Sūtra 般泥洹經, Scroll 2 — count: 11
  • 及四方 (及四方) 上下及四方 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 15 — count: 11
  • 观四方 (觀四方) 遍觀四方 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 9
  • 四方风 (四方風) 四方風中受諸快樂 — Saṃyuktāgama 雜阿含經, Scroll 4 — count: 7
  • 周匝四方 (周匝四方) 周匝四方有水 — Creation and Destruction of the World (Da Lou Tan Jing) 大樓炭經, Scroll 1 — count: 6