Namu Amida Butsu

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The Japanese pronunciation of the ‘six-character form’ of the nembutsu.or oral invocation of the Buddha Amitābha. The phrase means ‘Hail to Amitābha Buddha’, and is chanted or recited by Japanese Pure Land Buddhists in order to gain rebirth into the Pure Land after death. See also Nien-fo.

Subjects: Buddhism.

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