Example sentences for: amida

How can you use “amida” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • After the garden, venture into the hall at the end of the corridor and try your hand with a calligraphy brush along with the Japanese visitors writing traditional prayers to the central Amida Buddha.

  • Its beautiful Amida Buddha statue is, unusually, turning to look back over its shoulder.

  • 4 m (37 ft) high, sits in the classical pose of the Amida Buddha (“Compassionate One”), his hands resting in his lap, the thumbs touching the palms and the eyes half-closed in an expression of profound serenity.

  • The Amida Hall of Hasedera houses the image of a seated Amida Buddha, endowed by Minamoto no Yoritomo when he was 42 — a particularly unlucky age according to popular Japanese belief.

  • The Ojo Gokurakuin hall at the temple’s center contains a magnificent seated Amida Buddha dating from 986 (and so revered that no photography is permitted).


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