Amida


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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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115) This idea of complete reliance on Amida reminded the contemporary Jesuits of the Protestant doctrine of sola fide and they even thought Protestantism had reached Japan before they did.
For the sake of AMIDA Buddha's power, he communicates with the one who recites NAMU AMIDA BUTSU .
Interestingly, the Amida does not contain this formula (Heinemann, Prayer in the Talmud, p.
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However, in so doing Li also takes over these terms and places them within the structure of his own system such that the great Buddhas, like Amida and Maitreya, become practitioners of self-cultivation within the cosmos of Falun Gong rather than teachers of traditional Buddhist values.
Each is adorned with statues representing a seated Amida Buddha, surrounded by other standing bodhisattva: Kannon and Seishi, six Jizo and two Niten (though one Niten is missing).
The 1,200 sqm Amida Spa will comprise six treatment rooms, three indoor saunas, two steam rooms, a salt room, footbaths, heated benches, an ice experience, and plunge and relax pools.
Both religions promised rebirth in paradise, one through the intercession of Amida Buddha, one through Jesus Christ.
These circuits include temples dedicated to Fudo myoo (the Immovable Wisdom King) and Jizo bosatsu (a psychopomp bodhisattva who escorts the departed--especially young children and either aborted or miscarried fetuses--to be reborn in Amida Buddha's Pure Land).
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.
6) As late as the 6th century, Aetius of Amida, a Byzantine court physician, was (after 8 centuries) very likely still quoting directly from Herophilus' On Eyes, in accepting his eye ointments containing crocodile dung and hyena bile for blindness.