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Amida

(ăm`ĭdə, əmī`də), ancient city, E Asia Minor, on the Tigris River. It became (A.D. 230) a Roman colony and was later (4th cent.) captured by Shapur II of Persia. It is the modern DiyarbakirDiyarbakir
, anc. Amida, city (1990 pop. 375,767), capital of Diyarbakir prov., SE Turkey, on the Tigris (Dicle) River. It is the trade center for a region producing grains, melons, cotton, copper ore, and petroleum.
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Essa amida e um composto lipofilico absorvida no intestino e rapidamente biotransformada no figado, pela demetilacao do seu grupamento metilenodioxido (BHAT & CHANDRASEKHARA, 1986).
El alergologo estudiara mediante pruebas de provocacion al paciente alergico a anestesico local con amida.
64) Julia and her companions took the three vows of "poverty, chastity and obedience" at the hands of Jesuit priests, promising to devote their lives "totally to the service of the true God," and no longer to Amida.
In Japan, Amida pietism flourished at the Enryakuji Temple at Mt.
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Shin Buddhism, focused on the love of the Amida Buddha, is popular in Japan.
Kentucky's biggest push started when James Young (20 points, seven rebounds) posterized Amida Brimah with a monster dunk to start a three-point play and trigger an 8-0 run.
The Amida Buddha and his forty-eight vows are central to Pure Land teachings and are included in their entirety.
See Fabio Rambelli, "'Just Behave as You Like; Prohibitions and Impurities Are Not a Problem': Radical Amida Cults and Popular Religiosity in Premodern Japan," in Approaching the Land of Bliss: Religious Praxis in the Cult of Amitabha, eds.
Across the compound to the West, the memorial hall (reimeiden [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) enshrines the Buddha of Immeasurable Light and Life, Amida nyorai [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Amitabha or Amitayus).
Both religions promised rebirth in paradise, one through the intercession of Amida Buddha, one through Jesus Christ.
In 1868 the Archbishop of Amida discovered a Syriac text of the commentary on John in a monastery near Mosul in what is now Iraq.