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The Sukhavativyuha Sutras

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The Sukhavativyuha Sutras : (402 CE) Infinite Life Sutra, contains the forty-eight vows of Amitabha Buddha to save all sentient beings. Amitabha was once king who renounced his kingdom, and became a bodhisattva monk named Dharmakara (dharma storehouse), under the guidance of the buddha Lokesvararaja (world sovereign king). After meditating for five eon The Sukhavativyuha Sutras : (402 CE) Infinite Life Sutra, contains the forty-eight vows of Amitabha Buddha to save all sentient beings. Amitabha was once king who renounced his kingdom, and became a bodhisattva monk named Dharmakara (dharma storehouse), under the guidance of the buddha Lokesvararaja (world sovereign king). After meditating for five eons a great series of vows to save all sentient beings, and through his great merit, created the realm of Sukhavati (ultimate bliss or the Pure Land).s a great series of vows to save all sentient beings, and through his great merit, created the realm of Sukhavati (ultimate bliss or the Pure Land).