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Middle Day of the Law
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- According to The Forest of Meanings in the Mahayana Garden of the Law, in the Former Day of the Law, the Buddha's teaching, its practice, and proof of its efficacy (people's attainment of enlightenment through its practice) all exist;
Sources differ as to the length of the Middle Day of the Law.
The three stages following Shakyamuni Buddha's death, that is, the three successive periods of the Former Day, the Middle Day, and the Latter Day of the Law were applied to the other Buddhas appearing in Buddhist scriptures.