28m 00s
Amida Buddha: Prayers for Guidance to the Pure Land
Core Kyoto
28m 00s

Broadcast on May 16, 2019
Available until August 15, 2020

Buddhists faithful intone "Namu Amida Butsu" in ardent prayer to Amida Buddha for the release from suffering and death in this world into the Pure Land of Ultimate Bliss. "Namu" means to embrace or take refuge in something. In this ideology, believers supplicate for a peaceful death and salvation in the afterlife. Discover the diverse faiths in Amida through Kyoto temples, the majority of which are dedicated to this celestial Buddha.