The Japanese name for a form of Buddhism. The Indian Sanskrit Avatamaska sutra was translated into Chinese as the Huayen jing. Soon a school, known as the Huayen, formed around its Teachings of the interpenetration of all times and places within every moment.

Reality is compared to a matrix of reflections, called the Jewel Net of Indra: each jewel reflects all the others and its reflection is found in all others.

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