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Amideva Sutra, conclusion

“Shariputra, in the same way I praise the inconceivable virtue of all the Buddhas, all the Buddhas also praise my inconceivable virtues: ‘Shakyamuni Buddha, you have accomplished this most difficult and unprecedented achievement. While in this present world full of … Continue reading

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Amideva Sutra, 5th section

“Shariputra, as I have now praised the sublime virtue of Amideva, who established the recitation of his Holy Name for birth, the Buddhas to the east, to the south, to the west, to the north, in the lower regions, and … Continue reading

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Amideva Sutra, 4th section

“Shariputra, those sentient beings who now hear of this Pure Land should aspire to achieve birth in this Land of Ultimate Bliss because there they can join these virtuous beings. However, Shariputra, those that aspire to be born in this … Continue reading

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Amideva Sutra, 1st section

Thus I, Ananda, have heard: At one time, the Buddha Shakyamuni was at the Jetavana garden in Shravasti. As many as twelve hundred and fifty humans assembled, and they were especially eminent monks. They were all illustrious practitioners who had … Continue reading

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