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Old 03-29-2018, 08:45 AM   #1
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Amituofo and Alláh-u-Abhá

So in the recent dream I had that I mentioned elsewhere, there was a part where I met a Buddhist who greeted me saying "Amituofo", to which I replied "Alláh-u-Abhá".

Before the dream I was aware of the phrase "Amituofo" as "that religious phrase that the Chinese Buddhists in the Wuxia movies I watch use as a greeting".

So prompted by the dream, I researched more about "Amituofo" and found an article which I thought might be worth sharing, because Chinese Buddhists use the phrase "Amituofo" in much the same ways we use "Alláh-u-Abhá", so it's an interesting point of comparison. Chinese Buddhist monks recite it daily, (although they aim for a much higher number than our 95 repetitions), and they too use it in greeting (but also as substitution for many other words).

https://thedailyenlightenment.com/20...tuofo-so-much/

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Old 03-29-2018, 11:14 AM   #2
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So in the recent dream I had that I mentioned elsewhere, there was a part where I met a Buddhist who greeted me saying "Amituofo", to which I replied "Alláh-u-Abhá".

Before the dream I was aware of the phrase "Amituofo" as "that religious phrase that the Chinese Buddhists in the Wuxia movies I watch use as a greeting".

So prompted by the dream, I researched more about "Amituofo" and found an article which I thought might be worth sharing, because Chinese Buddhists use the phrase "Amituofo" in much the same ways we use "Alláh-u-Abhá", so it's an interesting point of comparison. Chinese Buddhist monks recite it daily, (although they aim for a much higher number than our 95 repetitions), and they too use it in greeting (but also as substitution for many other words).

https://thedailyenlightenment.com/20...tuofo-so-much/
Thank you for that, great to know!

I like it as we find more out about Faiths, that the Laws that Baha'u'llah has given in this day has become the balance between all past practices.

Regards Tony
 
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