Buddhist Mythology

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AMIDA

Japanese Light God

Also known as Amida Butsu, Amida Nyorai

Picture of the Buddhist Light God Amida from our Buddhist mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Japanese Buddha of Light

He is the Japanese Amitabha offering heaven on easy terms for followers. All he requires is the constant repetition of a short prayer : “I adore thee, oh Lord of Boundless Light.”

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Amida Facts and Figures

Name: Amida
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Amida Butsu, Amida Nyorai

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Light
Area of expertise: Light

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1730

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Article last revised on September 20, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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