Buddhakshetra, aka: Buddha-kshetra, Buddhakṣetra; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

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In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

[Buddhakshetra in Buddhism glossaries]

That is, Buddhaland. The term is absent from the Hinayana schools. In Mahayana, it is the spiritual realm acquired by one who reaches perfect enlightenment, where he instructs all beings born there, preparing them for enlightenment, e.g. Amitabha in Pure Land of Ultimate Bliss (Western Paradise), Bhaisajya guru (Medicine Master Buddha) in Pure Land of Lapus Lazuli Light (Eastern Paradise).

(Source): Buddhist Door: Glossary

Refers to Buddha Land or each place where a celestial Buddha resides.

(Source): Buddhism Tourism: Glossary of Buddhist Terms

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