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Pure Land

noun, Buddhism.
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 of Pure Land
1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • After 50 years, when the farmers had acquired assets, there were Pure Land leases.

  • As a matter of fact, all sorts of additional burdens, besides the Pure Land taxes, were instituted and levied on most lands.

    A Fantasy of Far Japan Baron Kencho Suyematsu

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