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Japanese Amida Nyorai

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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December, 2009

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
<p>Japanese Amida Nyorai</p>, Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Japanese Amida Nyorai

The Amida Nyorai was made for the Pure Land Buddhist sect during the late Heian, early Kamakura period in Japan.  Belief in the Amida Nyorai promised a chance of salvation to all worshippers in a time when most believed the world would end.

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Type: Article, Article, Docent Manual
Source: Docent Manual Entry for Japanese Amida Nyorai, Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Rights: © 2009 Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Added to Site: December 15, 2009