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念佛
Simplified 念佛
Traditional 念佛
Pin Yin
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English
  • to pray to Buddha
  • to chant the names of Buddha
Examples:
1. “不然就像你婆婆那样整天诵经念佛
"Sit around all day reciting Buddhist scriptures, like your grandmother?
2. 长斋念佛
A pledge to eat vegetarian food and say prayers
3. 人们听到了弘一大师“念佛不忘救国”的怒吼,看到了茅山道士“上马杀敌,下马学道”的身影,以及回民支队纵横驰骋英勇抗日的壮举。
Buddhist Master Hongyi's admonition of never forgetting national salvation, Taoist Priest Maoshan's preaching of repulsing the aggressors, and the heroic deeds of the Anti-Japanese Muslim Brigade were reflections of Chinese resistance and patriotism.
4. 姑太太点头,眼睛也望着外边,嘴唇翕翕地动:在那里念佛
Mrs. Tu nodded and looked towards the entrance, moving her lips as she silently recited Buddhist sutras.
5. 然而从老通宝懂事以来,他们家替这小长毛鬼拜忏念佛烧纸锭,记不清有多少次了。
Still from Tong Bao's earliest recollections, his family had prayed and offered sacrifices to appease the soul of the departed young "Long Hair" time and time again.
6. 敲经念佛
To Beat time and chant a prayer
7. 念佛修行
To repeat the name of Buddha and cultivate morality
8. “三友堂”往西,有“藏经楼”和“念佛楼”,楼西北的石壁之下,有一石洞,据说元末郭子兴和朱元璋起义之初曾在此密谋策划。
To the west of Hall of the Three Friends are the Library of Scriptures and the Prayer Tower. Under the cliff northwest of the tower is a cave where reputedly Zhu Yuanzhang, the founding emperor of the Ming Dynasty and his friends had held secret meetings.
9. 佛教东林安老院〔东林念佛堂有限公司〕
Tung Lum Buddhist Aged Home [Tung Lum Nieh Fah Tong Ltd]