- PURE LAND
- the Western PARADISE of the AMIDA BUDDHA.
Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.
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pure land — noun Usage: usually capitalized P&L 1. : a paradise into which according to Amidism anyone is reborn who calls in faith on the name of the deified Buddha Amitabha and in which one can attain Buddhahood free from the hindrances of earth called… … Useful english dictionary
Pure Land — 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. [1930 35] * * * … Universalium
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Pure Land Buddhism — Devotional cult of the buddha Amitabha. It is one of the most popular forms of Mahayana Buddhism in East Asia today. Pure Land schools believe that rebirth in the Western Paradise (the Pure Land) is given to all those who invoke Amitabha s name… … Universalium
PURE LAND BUDDHISM — East Asian MAHYNA BUDDHIST SECTS which emphasize FAITH in AMIDA BUDDHA expressed through meditation and the recitation of His name as a means of attaining REBIRTH in the WESTERN PARADISE or PURE LAND … Concise dictionary of Religion
Pure Land Buddhism — noun a form of Mahayana Buddhism based on sutras written in India in the 2nd century AD about the teachings of a buddha known as the Amitabha Buddha; in the Pure Land tradition, devotion to the Amitabha Buddha will lead to rebirth in his realm,… … Australian English dictionary
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Land — /land/, n. Edwin Herbert, 1909 91, U.S. inventor and businessman: created the Polaroid camera. * * * I In economics, the resource that encompasses the natural resources used in production. In classical economics, the three factors of production… … Universalium