Amitabha (Tib. pagme)
His name means "infinite light". Amitabha is the principal Buddha of
Sukhavati, the Blissful Pure Land of the West - a heavenly realm outside
ordinary cyclic existence. The "pure land" practices of Amitabha based
on devotion and faith are known all over Asia. He is the most venerated
figure in the Buddhism of China, Korea and Japan.