The Amitabha Sutra 佛說阿彌陀經


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.

《阿彌陀經》在中國佛教中佔有非常重要之地位。關於彌陀法門的修持不論是在傳統的叢林寺院中,還是在當代佛教地區,都有著深遠的影響。《阿彌陀經》主要介紹了阿彌陀佛西方極樂世界的殊勝景象以及如何修持彌陀法門能往生西方阿彌陀佛世界。

Contents

  • 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

目錄

  • 爐香讚
  • 佛說阿彌陀經
  • 往生咒
  • 讚佛偈
  • 稱誦彌陀聖號
  • 拜願
  • 三皈依
  • 向阿彌陀佛祈願文
  • 回向偈
  • 阿彌陀佛四十八大願