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 ikebana (Japanese: 生け花, ikebana, “living flowers; arranging flowers; making flowers alive”) = the Japanese art of flower arrangement, one of the three classical Japanese arts of refinement. Also known as kadō (Japanese: 華道, kadō, “the way of flowers”).
• see also (the three classical Japanese arts of refinement): kado (flower arrangement), kodo (incense appreciation) and chado (tea and the tea ceremony)
• external links: wiktionary / wikipedia

≫ ikigai (Japanese: 生き甲斐, ikigai) = reason for living; motivating force; something one lives for; purpose in life; raison d’être​.
• external links: wiktionary / wikipedia

 indriyapratyaksha (Sanskrit: इन्द्रियप्रत्यक्ष, IAST: indriyapratyakṣa = indriya + pratyakṣa; Tibetan: དབང་པོའི་མངོན་སུམ་, wangpö ngönsum; Wylie: dbang po’i mngon sum) = sense perception, sensory direct perception, direct perception by the sense organs; first of the 4 kinds of direct perception.
see also: ngönsum zhi (4 kinds of direct perception) 

≫ Indriyeshvara (Sanskrit: इन्द्रियेश्वर, IAST: Indriyeśvara = इन्द्रिय, Indriya + ईश्वर, īśvara ; Tibetan: དབང་པོའི་དབང་ཕྱུག, Wangpö Wangchuk ; Wylie: dbang po’i dbang phyug) = Indriyeshvara, a young boy, the kalyanamitra that Sudhana meets in Chapter 15 of the Gandavyuha Sutra. (Note: the name Indriyeshvara is a compound of the Sanskrit words इन्द्रिय, Indriya “chief, lord, king”, also “power, force, the quality which belongs especially to the mighty Lord Indra” + Ishvara “mighty, ruler, lord, god” (sometimes syn. Shiva), and it therefore means something like “Lord of lords”. इन्द्रिय, Indriya also means “sense, sense organ, sense faculty”, so the name is also translated as “Lord of the Faculties”).
• see also: Gandavyuha Sutra ; Sudhana
• appears in: DJKR teaching “The Stem Array: Gandavyuha Sutra”, Hong Kong 2021-10-30 (SI#3973) (transcript); DJKR teaching “Aspiration is the King”, Vancouver 2024-01-06 (SI#4034) (transcript)
• external links: 84000

≫ Ishvara (Sanskrit: ईश्वर, IAST: īśvara) = Supreme Being, god, supreme Self (atman). In ancient texts of Hindu philosophy, Ishvara can mean supreme Self, ruler, lord, king, queen or husband. In medieval era Hindu texts, depending on the school of Hinduism, Ishvara means God, Supreme Being, personal God, or special Self. In Shaivism, Ishvara is an epithet of Shiva.
• see also: atman
• external links: wiktionary / wikipedia / Wisdom Library

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