Amitabha



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Historical Examples

Whatever others may say of me I will recite sutras kneeling before amitabha Buddha.
Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan Various

The earthly shell in which the soul of amitabha lives on through time!
Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin

amitabha is the Sanskrit of Amida, or the deification of boundless light.
The Religions of Japan William Elliot Griffis

After the decease, amitabha clothes himself in the body of a newly born boy, and the difficulty is to discover where this boy is.
Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin

noun
(Buddhism) (in Pure Land sects) a Bodhisattva who presides over a Pure Land in the west of the universe Japanese name Amida

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