(Jogyo corresponds to number 10
on the Gohonzon
||Jo of Jogyo is composed of
a horizontal line on the bottom, in the middle of that line is a vertical
line (going up), off to the side is another horizontal line. It means above
the median, high, superior. This Bodhisattva is always doing his/her best
and trying to improve his/her capabilities.
||Gyo is the same gyo
that is in Gongyo. It means continuous (daily) practice.
corresponds with fire (because like fire it is always rising above the
median). Jogyo has all the powers of fire-like illumination.
We burn the
firewood of earthly desires and behold the fire of enlightened wisdom before
Gosho Zenshu, p. 710
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one of the Four Bodhisattvas Jyogyo