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Nianfo (念佛. Chinese pinyin nian fo; Japanese: 念仏 nembutsu; Korean: yeombul; Vietnamese: niệm Phật), literally "mindfulness of the Buddha", is a term commonly seen in the Pure Land school of Mahayāna Buddhism. In the Pure Land tradition, mindfully chanting of the name of Amitabha Buddha allows one to obtain rebirth in Amitabha's Pure Land of the West.


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