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诸佛念念念众生,
劝请诸众念念佛。

All Buddhas, who are mindful of all beings
from thought to thought,
urge and invite all beings to be mindful of Amituofo
from thought to thought.

– Stonepeace | Books

… [T]o the West of our world… is the Pure Land Of Ultimate Bliss, where Āmítuófó (Amitā/bha/yus Buddha) is now teaching the Dharma… [T]hat land’s beings are free from all suffering, and have all kinds of bliss… It has gentle breezes that move the treasure trees and nets to produce refined and wonderful sounds, like a hundred thousand kinds of music playing together, to inspire all to become mindful of the Triple Gem. That land is adorned with such meritorious virtues…

All born there will not backslide spiritually, and many are about to manifest Buddhahood in their next lives. Those who hear this teaching should vow to be born there, so as to meet all such beings of superior goodness… [T]hose who faithfully uphold Āmítuófó’s name, for one, two, three, four, five, six, seven (or more) day(s), wholeheartedly without being scattered, when they approach the end of life, Āmítuófó with an assembly of many noble beings will appear, and their minds will not be inverted. They will then be immediately born in his land…  

Just as Śākyamuni Buddha praised Āmítuófó’s inconceivable meritorious virtues’ benefits, in the eastern, southern, western, northern, below and above directions, there were also… all other such innumerable Buddhas, each truthfully teaching in their worlds, that all should have faith in this ‘Sūtra With (Praises Of Inconceivable Meritorious Virtues And) All Buddhas’ Mindful Protection’, which is named so as all who accept it and practise accordingly will be mindfully protected by all Buddhas and attain non-backsliding progress for Buddhahood. Thus, all should faithfully accept this teaching by all Buddhas… [Read complete synopsis at http://purelanders.com/2015/10/16/synopsis-of-the-amitabha-sutra]

Amitābha Sūtra: The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Amitā Buddha
Translated By Shen Shi’an (from Chinese to English)

Related Course:
Understanding Amituofo Via The Amitābha Sūtra (18th Run)
http://thedailyenlightenment.com/2016/07/understanding-amituofo-via-the-amitabha-sutra-18th-run

Related Book:
Amitābha Sūtra: The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Amitā Buddha 
http://thedailyenlightenment.com/2015/07/new-translation-of-amitabha-sutra 

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