Amitābha

[uh-mi-tah-buh]
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Amitabha

noun
  1. Buddhism (in Pure Land sects) a Bodhisattva who presides over a Pure Land in the west of the universeJapanese name: Amida

Word Origin for Amitabha

Sanskrit, literally: immeasurable light, from amita infinite + ābhā light
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