… [On] After All [or All In All] Non-Retrogression, regardless of with the sincere mind or scattered mind, with intention or without intention, with understanding or without understanding, only with Āmítuófó’s name, or the six directions’ Buddhas’ names, or this [Amitābha] Sūtra’s name, once passing through the ears, if ten million kalpas [i.e. world cycles of about 1.3 trillion years each] later, ultimately due to this, there will be deliverance to liberation.
Like hearing a poison-smeared drum, such that those far and near all lose their lives, [even if] swallowing a little vajra [seed, it] definitely will not be digested [or eliminated].
Essential Explanation On The Amitābha Sūtra As Spoken By The Buddha
The Pure Land Tradition’s 9th Patriarch Great Master Ǒuyì
Namo Amituofo: Translation by Shen Shi’an
Āmítuófó’s Name As The Ultimately Non-Retrogressive Vajra Seed