Pure Land | Amitābha Sūtras

The Smaller Sukhāvatīvyūha Sutra or else known as Amitābha Sūtra is one of the three most significant Buddhist Sūtras in the Pure Land Buddhism school, extolling the story of Buddha Amitābha (Amitāyus), his wows to help all living beings in the after-death state and how to reach his Land of Ultimate Happiness (Sukha) or otherwise known as the Pure Land of Amitābha. It is frequently

The famous "Sutra on the Contemplation of Buddha Amitāyus" (also called the "Amitāyus Meditation Sutra" or Amitāyurdhyāna Sūtra) is revered as canonical by all Pure Land Buddhists, and is one of the Three Sutras of Pure Land Buddhism, the others being the Larger Sukhāvatī-vyūha Sutra and the Smaller Sukhāvatī-vyūha Sutra. In this sutra, the Nembutsu (Namu Amida Butsu) is specifically proclaimed as the avenue to

The Larger Sukhāvatīvyūha Sutra or else known as Infinite Life Sūtra is one of the three most significant Buddhist Sūtras in the Pure Land Buddhism school, extolling the story of Buddha Amitābha (Amitāyus), his wows to help all living beings in the after-death state and how to reach his Land of Ultimate Happiness (Sukha) or otherwise known as the Pure Land of Amitābha. The sutra

The Pratyutpanna Samādhi Sūtra contains the first known mentions of the Buddha Amitābha and his Pure Land, said to be at the origin of Pure Land Buddhism in China. The Sūtra is built as a conversation on Dharma between Buddha and Bodhisattva Bhadrapāla, in presence of many other venerable Bodhisattvas and Bhikṣus regarding constant remembering of Buddha Amitābha in the Western Pure Land and the

I am publishing this Amitayus Long Life Sutra for the benefit of all beings. May be it doesn’t carry so much discursive knowledge as some other sutras; it is rather a hymn and mantra to the Buddha Amitayus. But it is said it carries a large spiritual benefit to sentient beings. You can read it to acquire a long life for yourself or your loved