立地成佛 lì dì chéng fó

lì dì chéng fó set phrase to become a Buddha on the spot; instant rehabilitation; to repent and be absolved of one's crimes
Domain: Buddhism 佛教
Notes: Quote: from Koan 4 of 碧巖錄 “Blue Cliff Record” (retranslated from Ch’ung-hsien, K’o-ch’in, and Thomas F. Cleary trans. 1998, p. 35; T 2003, Scroll 1; CC-CEDICT '立地成佛')

Contained in

  • 放下屠刀,立地成佛 lay down butcher's knife, become a Buddha on the spot; instant rehabilitation ; lay down the butcher's knife and become Buddha on the spot

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 6 Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 圓悟佛果禪師語錄 — count: 3
  • Scroll 1 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄 — count: 3 , has English translation
  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Abbot Mi An 密菴和尚語錄 — count: 2
  • Scroll 10 Lushan Lian Zong Bao Jian 廬山蓮宗寶鑑 — count: 1
  • Scroll 28 Supplement to Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 續傳燈錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 10 Notes on the Meaning of the Śūraṅgama Sūtra 首楞嚴義疏注經 — count: 1

Collocations

  • 立地成佛底 (立地成佛底) 立地成佛底 — Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 圓悟佛果禪師語錄, Scroll 6 — count: 2
  • 可立地成佛 (可立地成佛) 方可立地成佛 — The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄, Scroll 1 — count: 2