Thinking of Amitābha Buddha
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Thinking of Amitābha Buddha selected Mahāyāna sūtras by Rulu

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Published by AuthorHouse in Bloomington, IN .
Written in English

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Statementtranslated by Rulu
LC ClassificationsBQ1612.E5 R85 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 278 p. ;
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25248392M
ISBN 109781468540895, 9781468540888
LC Control Number2012900527

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  The Mahāyāna Buddhist doctrine teaches that all sentient beings have Buddha nature and will eventually attain Buddhahood. For the spiritual training of those who are resolved to become Buddhas to benefit themselves and others, Śākyamuni Buddha recommends a Pure Land-Amitābha Buddha's Land of Ultimate : Rulu. Books related to Thinking of Amitabha Buddha. Skip this list. Teachings from Tibet: Guidance from Great Lamas. Nicholas Ribush. $ Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand. Pabongka Rinpoche. $ The Bliss of Inner Fire. Lama Thubten Yeshe. $ The Tibetan Book of the Dead. Chogyam Trungpa. $Brand: Authorhouse. “What Dharma should I uphold in order to be reborn in Your land?’ Amitābha Buddha will reply, ‘Those who wish to be reborn in my land should think of my name. If they can continue without rest, they will succeed in being reborn here.” ― Rulu, Thinking of Amitābha Buddha. Amitābha (Sanskrit pronunciation: [ɐmɪˈtaːbʱɐ]), also known as Amida or Amitāyus, is a celestial buddha according to the scriptures of Mahayana Buddhism. Amitābha is the principal buddha in Pure Land Buddhism, a branch of East Asian Vajrayana Buddhism, Amitābha is known for his longevity attribute, magnetising red fire element, the aggregate of discernment, pure.

After the Buddha pronounced this sūtra, Śāriputra and other bhikṣus, as well as gods, humans, asuras, and others in the entire world, having heard the Buddha’s words, rejoiced, believed in, and accepted the teachings. They made obeisance and departed. —Buddha Pronounces the Sūtra of Amitābha Buddha.   Amitabha's forty-eight vows were made by the primary Buddha of the Pure Land school of Buddhism as recorded in the Larger Sutra of Immeasurable Life. They are as follows: Vow 1. Provided I become a Buddha, if in that Buddha-country of mine there should be either hell, or the animal state of existence, or the realm of hungry ghost, then may I not attain the enlightenment. Buddha Pronounces the Sūtra of Amitābha Buddha. Homage to Buddhas and Bodhisattvas in the Vast Assembly of the Lotus Pool. x3. T hus I have heard. At one time the Buddha dwelt at Shravasti, in the Jeta Grove, in the Garden of the Benefactor of Orphans and the Solitary, together with a gathering of great Bhikshus, twelve hundred fifty in all, all great Arhats whom the assembly knew and. Buddhism is one of the world's oldest religions. Founded by Siddhartha Gautama, later known as the Buddha, circa the 5th century BCE, Buddhism outlines a path of personal spiritual enrichment through meditation and insight. Following in the Buddha's footsteps, Buddhists seek to reach nirvana, or enlightenment, a state of transcendence free from suffering, desire and the cycle of death and rebirth.

Amitābha is the principal Buddha in the Pure land sect, a branch of Buddhism practiced mainly in East Asia, while in Vajrayana Amitābha is known for his longevity attribute and the aggregate of distinguishing (recognition) and the deep awareness of individualities. of Buddha Amitabha, it is a pureland, which has no flaws. It is perfect in every way. The realization of that pureland did come without cause. What was this cause of this perfect paradise? Very many aeons ago, before he was a Buddha, the Buddha Amitabha was a monk whose name was Dharmakara, which literally translated means ‘the origin of. Rulu is the author of Thinking of Amitābha Buddha ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Teachings of the Buddha ( avg rating, 3 ra /5(8). Amitabha, (Sanskrit: “Infinite Light”) also called Amitayus (“Infinite Life”), Japanese Amida, Chinese Emituo Fo, in Mahayana Buddhism, and particularly in the so-called Pure Land sects, the great saviour buddha. As related in the Sukhavati-vyuha-sutras (the fundamental scriptures of the Pure Land sects), many ages ago a monk named Dharmakara made a number of vows, the 18th of which.