Meaning of PURE LAND in English

PURE LAND

Buddhism.

a paradise believed by the followers of a Mahayana sect (Pure Land sect) to be ruled over by a Buddha (Amida) , whose hope it is to bring all beings into it. Chinese, Ching-t'u . Japanese, Jodo .

[ 1930-35 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .