Amitabha


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Amitabha

(ˌamiˈtɑbə)
n
(Buddhism) Buddhism (in Pure Land sects) a Bodhisattva who presides over a Pure Land in the west of the universe. Japanese name: Amida
[Sanskrit, literally: immeasurable light, from amita infinite + ābhā light]
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