The Amitabha Sutra

The Amitabha Sutra is greatly influential in Chinese Buddhism. Its practice has been highly emphasized in traditional monasteries and modern Buddhist temples. It introduces the wondrous Western Pure Land of the Amitabha Buddha and highlights the importance to be reborn there for one’s path to the final enlightenment.


  • Praise of Incense Offering
  • The Amitabha Sutra as Discoursed by the Buddha
  • Rebirth in Pure Land Dharani
  • Praise to Amitabha Buddha
  • Reciting Amitabha Buddha’s Name
  • Taking Refuge in Amitabha Buddha and the Bodhisattvas
  • Triple Refuge
  • A Prayer to Amitabha Buddha
  • Dedication of Merit
  • The Forty-Eight Vows of Amitabha Buddha