Amida

Buddhist - The Japanese version of Amitabha one of the 5 Dhyanibodhisattvas, some say. He is the supreme Buddha of the Shin sect, revered in Pure Land Buddhism; he taught that one could attain Nirvana by faith as an alternative to meditation. Some say that he was a reincarnation of Dharmakari. At times, called Amida, Buddha of Infinite Light, Buddha of Infinite Light, Amitayas, Impersonal Buddha, Impersonal Buddha, Amida Butsu, Amida Butsu, 'boundless light', 'boundless light', Dai-Itoku, Dai-Itoku, Monju, Goemmason, Buddhist Yamantaka, Dharmakari, Dharmakari, Amitabha, Dharmakara, Goemasson, Goemasson, Kanro-o, Kanro-o, Amrita, Kuwarishiki, Kuwarishiki, Muryoju, Muryoju, Muryoku, Muryoku, Taho, Taho, Yamagoshi, Yamagoshi, Chinese A-mi-t'o-fo, Chinese A-mi-t'o-fo, O-mi-t'o-fo, O-mi-t'o-fo, A-mi-t'o-fo, etc ( A-mit'o-foHindu ShivaIndian Amitabha or etc ( A-mit'o-foHindu ShivaIndian Amitabha.

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