Tag: Pure Land

Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra – Part 4

舍利弗,彼土何故名为极乐?其国众生,无有众苦,但受诸乐,故名极乐。 [Buddha says to Shariputra:] “Why is this land called Ultimate Bliss”? It is called “Ultimate Bliss” because the sentient beings in this land are free from the myriad sufferings, and only know every kind of joy.  Shakyamuni Buddha asked Shariputra, “Why is the world of Amitabha named […]