The Amitāyurdhyāna Sūtra is a Mahayana sutra in Pure Land Buddhism, a branch of Mahāyāna Buddhism. It is one of the three principle Pure Land sutras along with the Infinite Life Sutra and the Amitabha Sutra. Amitāyus is another name for the Buddha Amitābha, the preeminent figure in. The Buddha tells the forty-eight vows of Dharmakara, who has become Amitayus Buddha, and describes His Pure Land of Peace and Bliss. He encourages all. The Tathagata, the Blessed One, the fully Awakened Buddha called [Amitayus], Limitless Life and Primordial Wisdom, the Utterly True Victor of.

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Buddha and the Bodhisattvas at the same time will send forth brilliant rays to shine over the body of that person whose eyes will instantaneously be opened and become clear. Reverence for the Buddha is a great virtue.

Appropriate are the questions which you have asked! They band together and launch lawless warfare, attacking, killing, and pillaging. Having thus heard the names of all the Sutras, he will be freed from the greatest sins which would involve him in births and deaths during a thousand kalpas.

The Sutra of Contemplation on Buddha Amitayus

Sakra IndraBrahman, and other gods that protect the world were seen in the midst of the sky, everywhere showering heavenly flowers with which amltayus made offerings to Buddha in their amiitayus. At that moment, the mental vision of that exalted king was perfectly clear though he was shut up in lonely retirement, and he could see the World-Honored One from afar.

His mind was silent and free from attachment, and no one in the entire world could compare with him. The name Wisdom Eloquence is included in a corresponding passage in text T11n, c16— To learn all Dharmas [on their Way to Buddhahood], they collect them and train accordingly.


These natural offerings continue endlessly.

In a period of ten lesser kalpas he will gain entrance to the knowledge of the hundred divisions of nature and be able to enter upon sutrw first joyful stage of Bodhisattva. I will explain to you. They visit worlds in the ten directionsskillfully carrying out suitable missions. Such merit is beyond description and acclaim. All their evils are noted by gods.

Lamenting her fate, Queen Vaidehi prays to Gautama Buddha for help, and he is able to visit her. According to their thoughts, innumerable, countless offerings instantly appear like magic, such as flowers, incense, instrumental music, silky canopies, and banners, which are precious and extraordinary, not of this world.

Nothing is harder than this. In this human world, only the last three life-paths are considered evil. Having heard this, he will understand and believe it, and cherish the thought of attaining the highest Bodhi. As they amirayus fleeting pleasures in wealth and rank, they can neither endure adversity nor cultivate virtue.

It would be maitayus to resolve to organize yourselves for the right actions—to do good karmas, to purify your body and mind, and to speak and act truthfully in accord with your mind. Although that land poses no obstructions, people are tethered to sutrq world.

Buddha himself disappeared from that mountain and appeared in the royal palace. The Buddha further spoke to Ananda: Siblings and spouses weep for amltayus respective losses.

They develop their roots of goodness and resolve to attain Buddha bodhi. These sentient beings amitauys reborn miraculously, seated cross-legged in lotus flowers made of the seven treasures. However, few believe and carry out the teachings.


They live by the six elements of harmony and respect. When their bodies are consumed and their minds in agony, their remorse at that moment comes too late. As it was stated before, the real body and its measurement are unlimited, incomprehensible to the ordinary mind. With nothing to worry or fear, they are arrogant. However, other Chinese names were created by using the reputations of given subjects. Since they have meditated on Buddha’s body, they will wmitayus see Buddha’s mind.

Buddha Sutras

On his return to his own land Sukhavati, in amitayuus he has just been born he will obtain countless hundreds of thousand Dharanis — such are those who are to be born in the highest form of the highest grade to Buddhahood. These are the second enormous evil, the second pain, and the second burn. If they wish the water to reach their knees, the water will rise to their knees. People, whether dignified or humble, xmitayus them, as they cause trouble and anguish to their families. When cool breezes blow, these trees play music in the five tonesand their wonderful melodies are naturally in harmony.

Within the circle of light emanating from his whole body appear illuminated the various forms and shtra of all beings that live in the five paths of existence.

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