Amida


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Amida

(amidə)
n
(Buddhism) the Japanese name for Amitabha
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111) Donald McCallum, "The Replication of Miraculous Icons: The Zenkoji Amida and the Seiryoji Shaka," in Images, Miracles, and Authority in Asian Religious Traditions, ed.
In passing down the Teachings of the Buddha to the next generation, indigenous languages such as NEMBUTSU and AMIDA Buddha were frequently cited in the Buddhist reverends' speeches to promote direct participation through listening to the Buddha's own words.
religion of Japan analysed each syllable of Namu Amida Butsu symbolically, similar to the symbolic interpretations of the sounds or syllables of mantras in the Indic tradition (Sawada 1998: 121).
The album makes its culminating and convincing point with the very cultivated and painstakingly produced layering of the two chant traditions, when the psalmodic recitation of the Lotus sutra by the Buddhist monks, underlined by the striking of the mokugyo drum (literally "wooden fish"), is at the same time a drone for the cantio Ave virgo gloriosa (track 10), and when the glissando sliding melody of the solo chant Amida kjo is integrated with the austere, ascetically returning entrances of the Kyrie IV (track 12).
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2) According to the books of Deathbed Manners (4) that describe the ideal manners at the time of death, a dying person should be aware of his or her approaching death, renounce his or her preoccupations with life, and practice the necessary rituals for transitioning into nirvana (eg, reciting Amida Buddha, meditating on Amitabha Buddha, or having faith in nirvana).
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His first winner was Amida at Wolverhampton in March 1936 and, after others had followed quickly, Hobbs agreed to the suggestion of the stewards of the National Hunt Committee the following year that he should turn professional.
to Amida (now Diyarbakir), many of whose ruins are still to be seen.
6) The "blank magic" of abstraction later transformed this open prayer for Flavin's dying brother into icon IV--a Formica icebox given the ecumenical sheen of fluorescent "daylight" and a title that directs it away from Catholicism to the "pure land" of Amida Buddhism.
Rovers failed to clear their lines amida scramble in the box with a Martin Harty effort rebounding before Nelson stepped up to score the winner.