Am|i|dism

Am|i|dism
Am|i|dism «AM uh dihz uhm», noun.
a form of Mahayana Buddhism which places faith above works: »

... easygoing Amidism, in which a paradise called “Pure Land” awaits the intense faithful who repeats a simple prayer (Time).

[< Amida, name of the Buddha who taught Amidism + English -ism]

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