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Pure Land

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noun Buddhism.
a paradise believed by the followers of a Mahayana sect (Pure Land sect ) to be ruled over by a Buddha (Amitābha ), whose hope it is to bring all beings into it.
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Origin of Pure Land

First recorded in 1930–35
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