方便善巧为父 (方便善巧為父) fāngbiàn shànqiǎo wèi fù

fāngbiàn shànqiǎo wèi fù phrase skillful and expedient means is the father
Domain: Buddhism 佛教
Notes: Quote: from 華嚴經 the “Avataṃsaka Sūtra” (Amies 2022 tr.; see also Cleary 1993, p. 1500; T 279, Scroll 79, 10.0438b14)

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  • Scroll 38 Gaṇḍavyūhasūtra 大方廣佛華嚴經 — count: 1
  • Scroll 4 Collection of Meanings and Terms in Translation (Fanyi Mingyi Ji) 翻譯名義集 — count: 1
  • Scroll 79 Avataṃsakasūtra (Flower Garland Sūtra) 大方廣佛華嚴經 — count: 1 , has English translation
  • Scroll 32 Zong Jing Lu 宗鏡錄 — count: 1 , has English translation
  • Scroll 1 Guang Qingliang Chuan 廣清涼傳 — count: 1 , has English translation