5 Periods 8 Teachings

Goji Hakkyō 五時八教 5 Periods 8 Teachings The following is a brief summary of Chih-i’s classification of the Buddhist Sutras. Chih-i, using examples found in the Lotus and Nirvana Sutras, put the sutras into Five Periods, or Flavours. The flavours start with pure milk and move through a process of cream, curds, butter and ghee,… Continue reading 5 Periods 8 Teachings