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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Profound wisdom and compassion emanate from every reading, and even when the writers are struggling with whether women, or those who say the name of Amida Buddha ten times, but without sufficient faith, are still eligible for birth in Pure Land, the context absolves them.
The twelfth-century addition of Amida to these pre-existing figures for preserving life through the power of light simply extended their light-life symbolisms to the realm of the "infinite," that is, to Amitayus/Amitabha's Pure Land after bodily death.
Dessa forma, o excelente espectro de importancia terapeutica da piperina em mamiferos credencia o estudo dessa amida no modelo aves.
However, in this last Dharma age that passed 1,000 years since Shakyamuni attained in Nirvana, all people are embraced by Amida Buddha's workings and can be born in the Pure Land where Amida Buddha resides.
Bai Amida, the grandmother of Baby Abdul, said on Friday that the parents are financially incapable of shouldering the baby's operation.
The Trans Nzoia team beat newcomers Water Falls 2-0 in the final, thanks to goals from Edna Nasipwondi and Amida Jamila.
Eshin Sozu, also known as Genshin (942-1017), remains an influential monk and philosopher who promoted a doctrine of devotion to the celestial Amida Buddha, and whose writings on rebirth and salvation through faith stressed the importance of visualising this buddha.