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Sukhavati  Term Image (Sukhāvatῑ) Script Image
(Language:  Sanskrit)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: “Blissful (place)” in Pure Land or Amidist Buddhism
Long Description: “Blissful (place)"; in Amidist or Pure Land Buddhism, the Western Paradise, into which faithful devotees of Amitabha are believed to be reborn and in which they lead a blissful life until finally entering Nirvāna.
Source(s): Light on the Ancient Worlds: New Translation with Selected Letters
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms