a Buddha who rules over paradise, enjoying endless and infinite bliss.
- Japanese A·mi·da [ah-mi-duh] /ˈɑ mɪ də/ .
- See also Pure Land.
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How to use Amitābha in a sentence
The earthly shell in which the soul of Amitabha lives on through time!Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) | Sven Hedin
Whatever others may say of me I will recite sutras kneeling before Amitabha Buddha.Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan | Various
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.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) | Sven Hedin
British Dictionary definitions for Amitabha
Buddhism (in Pure Land sects) a Bodhisattva who presides over a Pure Land in the west of the universe: Japanese name: Amida
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