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Amida

[ah-mi-duh] /ˈɑ mɪ də/
noun, Buddhism.
1.
a Buddha who rules over paradise, enjoying endless and infinite bliss.
Compare Pure Land.

Pure Land

noun, Buddhism.
1.
a paradise believed by the followers of a Mahayana sect (Pure Land sect) to be ruled over by a Buddha (Amida) whose hope it is to bring all beings into it.
Chinese Ching-t'u.
Japanese Jodo.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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Amida

/amidə/
noun
1.
the Japanese name for Amitabha
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