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Nembutsu

[nem-boo-tsoo] /nɛmˈbu tsʊ/
noun, Japanese.
1.
meditation on the name of Amida.
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in Buddhism, special chants to show mindfulness of the Buddha and achieve spiritual awakening; also, Pure Land Buddhism and its practice

Examples

The members of the temple recited the nembutsu.

Word Origin

Japanese 'Buddha contemplation, Buddha recitation'

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