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Video footage: KAMAKURA, JAPAN, APRIL 1978. Multinational Tourists In Front Of The Monumental Statue Of Amida Buddha At The Kotoku-in Temple.
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Definition of the noun Amida

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Amida is a genus of Asteraceae, described by Nuttall in 1841.

Amida is a genus of Coccinellidae, described by Lewis in 1896.


  1. Amida was an ancient city located where modern Diyarbakır, Turkey now stands. The Roman writers Ammianus Marcellinus and Procopius consider it a city of Mesopotamia, but it may be more properly viewed as belonging to Armenia Major.
    • also known as Diyarbakır
  2. AMIDA is an Aviation waypoint.


Amida is a fictional character of the play L'Ormindo.


"Amida" is a Japanese ladder climbing puzzle video game developed by Sofix and published by Coconuts Japan for the Game Boy exclusively in Japan. It was released in Japan on Oct 23, 1990 and never saw a release in another territory. The game requires players to navigate the main character safely across several pre-set bridges. Each bridge is composed of a number of obstacles that the character will blindly navigate into. The player can utilize an animated platform to redirect the main character as they move through the stage. The game features ten main levels. Each level is further sub divided into 10 separate levels similar to other platform games like Super Mario Bros.

  • mode: Single-player video game
  • developer: Sofix Corporation
  • genre: Puzzle game
  • publisher: Coconuts Japan
  • released on (24 years ago)


  1. Amida is a genus of ladybirds primarily found in Asia. A relatively small genus although new species are still being discovered and described in China and Vietnam.
  2. AMIDA is an aviation waypoint.
  3. Amida a.k.a. TCF3 (E2A) fusion partner (in childhood Leukemia) is a gene.
    • also known as amida, partner of the E2A

Phrases with Amida

Phrases starting with the word Amida:

  1. Amida Hirsuta
  2. Amida Gracilis
  3. Amida Tricolor
  4. Amida Tricolor Tricolor

Phrases ending with the word Amida:

  1. Genus Amida
  2. Euploea Amida
  3. Actinote Amida
  4. Apogonia Amida
  5. Euglyphis Amida
  6. Limenitis Amida
  7. Sapromyza amida
  8. Limenitis Mata Amida
  9. Species Euploea Amida
  10. Species Satyrus Amida
  11. Species Actinote Amida
  12. Species Apogonia Amida
  13. Species Euglyphis Amida

Other phrases containing the word Amida:

  1. Species Amida Hirsuta
  2. Species Amida Gracilis
  3. Species Amida Tricolor

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Google previewTantric Buddhism in East Asia (2006)

by Richard K. Payne

Amida is the source of our every inhalation and with every exhalation we “return our life” (breath; kimyo) to Amida. According to the doctrines of...

Google previewSelected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume II (2015)

Pure Land by Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki

Amida is the pure embodiment of love.

Google previewWitch School Second Degree (2014)

Lessons in the Correllian Tradition by Don Lewis-Highcorrell

AmidaAmida Buddha is the central figure of Pure Land Buddhism, the Pure Land being the Otherworld, or afterlife. Amida is the Buddha of Everlasting ...

Google previewThe New American Cyclopaedia (1863)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George RIPLEY

Amida is a contraction of the Sanscrit Amitabha, a fabulous Buddha supposed to preside over the west, but originally a personification of the element air.

Google previewAsian Contextual Theology for the Third Millenium (2010)

Theology of Minjung in Fourth-Eye Formation by Veli Matt Karkkainen, Kim KyoungJae

Amida is the Sambhogakaya itself which is perfectly embodied or incarnate in the vow of Dharmakara. What is there manifest is wisdom and compassion, the essential characteristics of the Sambhogakaya. in most schools of Buddhist thought, ...

Google previewThe Homiletic Review (1913)

Amida is the reflection, not the direct effulgence, of “the light that lighteneth every man that cometh into the world.” Asia's picture of the boundlessly compassionate One is a pale development of the original negative of the real man who walked ...

Google previewAllah, The Unique Name of God

by Maulana Abdul Haq Vidyarthi

Jehovah is the Lord God of the Israelites, Om is the deity of the Hindus, Yazdan is the god of the Zoroastrians, Shang-ti is the heaven of the Chinese, Kamui or Amida is the saviour of the Japanese, and so on and so forth for the rest. But peep ...

Google previewBuddhism (1985)

History and Diversity of a Great Tradition by Elizabeth Lyons, Heather Peters, Chʻeng-mei Chang

Amida is the Buddha of Infinite Light — Lord of the Western Paradise. Shaka is the historical Buddha, the man who achieved profound enlightenment. Miroku represents the Buddha who is yet to come, and Yakushi, Lord of the Eastern ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of Zen Buddhism (2002)

by Helen Josephine Baroni

Amida buddha, the Buddha of "Infinite Light," is closely associated with the Pure Land Sutras. This statue was built in Kamakura,

Amida Buddha other hand, it may find an object repulsive and seek to avoid contact with it. The eighth level of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Asian Mythology (2001)

by David Leeming

the home of Buddha Amitābha, or Amida Buddha (see Amida Buddha), and the source for the name Pure Land Buddhism (see Pure Land Buddhism) so important in Japan (see Japanese ...

Google previewAsian American History and Culture: An Encyclopedia (2015)

An Encyclopedia by Huping Ling, Allan W. Austin

Most important, the Muryojukyo lists forty-eight vows that Dharmakara fulfilled to become Amida Buddha (the Buddha of Everlasting Light) and to establish the Pure Land with the intent to save all beings. Of the forty-eight vows, the eighteenth ...

Google previewDictionary of Asian Philosophies (2002)

by St. Elmo Nauman Jr

the way taught only by Amida Buddha.Itisnot necessary to renounce thefirstpath and its Buddhas,but the ...

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Small photo of North side of Mt.Daisen and Amida river in Tottori, JapanSmall photo of Kamakura, Japan - Dec 31, 2015. Scenery of the Great Amida Buddha and tourists at the Kotoku-in temple. Kamakura Daibutsu is the famous landmark located in, Kanagawa Prefecture.Small photo of Tokyo, Japan - September 26, 2016: Closeup of bronze statue of Seishi Bosatsu, attendant of Amida Buddha, sitting on lotus pedestal in garden at Senso-ji Buddhist Temple. Green foliage.Small photo of Tokyo, Japan - September 26, 2016: Closeup of bronze statue of Kannon Bosatsu, attendant of Amida Buddha, sitting on lotus pedestal in garden at Senso-ji Buddhist Temple. Green foliage.Small photo of KAMAKURA , JAPAN - APRIL 14, 2014: Scenery of the Great Amida Buddha and tourists in Kamakura. Kamakura Daibutsu is the famous landmark located at the Kotoku-in temple in Kanagawa Prefecture.Small photo of KYOTO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 22 2015: Eikando (View of Eternity Hall) Zenrinji (Temple of Forest of Zen), founded in 853, houses a famous Amida statue which a Japanese important Cultural PropertySmall photo of Amida Nyorai Kamakura big buddha giant Daibutsu bronze statue in Kotoku-in temple back side More...

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Scrabble value of A1M3I1D2A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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