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The earthly shell in which the soul of Amitabha lives on through time!
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.
Whatever others may say of me I will recite sutras kneeling before Amitabha Buddha.
- Buddhism (in Pure Land sects) a Bodhisattva who presides over a Pure Land in the west of the universeJapanese name: Amida
Sanskrit, literally: immeasurable light, from amita infinite + ābhā light
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