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[[非情]] (Jpn [[hijo]])
 
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Those [[beings]] or [[objects]] that have no [[emotions]]  or [[consciousness]] , such as [[trees]]  and stones. The term is contrasted with [[sentient beings]] , those [[forms]] of [[life]]  that possess [[senses]] , [[emotions]] , or [[consciousness]] . [[Buddhism]]  classifies all [[existences]] into two categories: sentient and insentient. A dispute arose in [[Chinese Buddhism]]  with regard to whether insentient [[beings]] possess a [[Buddha nature]] , but the [[view]] that [[Buddhahood]]  [[exists]] as a potential in all things and [[phenomena]]  prevailed in [[China]] . This [[idea]] also became widespread in [[Japan]] . See also [[enlightenment of plants]].
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Those [[beings]] or [[objects]] that have no [[emotions]]  or [[consciousness]] , such as [[trees]]  and stones. The term is contrasted with [[sentient beings]] , those [[forms]] of [[life]]  that possess [[senses]] , [[emotions]] , or [[consciousness]] . [[Buddhism]]  classifies all [[existences]] into two categories: sentient and insentient. A dispute arose in [[Chinese Buddhism]]  with regard to whether [[insentient beings]] possess a [[Buddha nature]] , but the [[view]] that [[Buddhahood]]  [[exists]] as a potential in all things and [[phenomena]]  prevailed in [[China]] . This [[idea]] also became widespread in [[Japan]] . See also [[enlightenment of plants]].
 
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insentient beings

非情 (Jpn hijo)

Those beings or objects that have no emotions or consciousness , such as trees and stones. The term is contrasted with sentient beings , those forms of life that possess senses , emotions , or consciousness . Buddhism classifies all existences into two categories: sentient and insentient. A dispute arose in Chinese Buddhism with regard to whether insentient beings possess a Buddha nature , but the view that Buddhahood exists as a potential in all things and phenomena prevailed in China . This idea also became widespread in Japan . See also enlightenment of plants.

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