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‘Amitā’s Exoteric & Esoteric Meanings 阿弥陀之显密意义

三谛偈    

阿弥陀佛:
阿即空谛,
弥即假谛,
陀即中谛。

Verse On Three Truths

[Of] Amitā Buddha[‘s name]:
‘A’ is the Emptiness Truth [of Forms as Emptiness],
‘Mi’ is the ‘False’ Truth [of Emptiness as Forms],
‘Tā’ [Tuó] is the Middle Truth [of the Middle Path].

此是显教之说
This perspective is from the exoteric teachings

三身偈    

阿弥陀佛:
阿即法身,
弥即报身,
陀即应身。

Verse On Three Bodies (Trikāya)

[Of] Amitā Buddha[‘s name]:
‘A’ is the Dharma Body [i.e. Dharmakāya],
‘Mi’ is the Reward Body [i.e. Saṃbhogakāya],
‘Tā’ [Tuó] are the Manifestation Bodies [i.e. Nirmāṇakāyas].

此是密教之说
This perspective is from the esoteric teachings

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