Pure land

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Pure Land (C. jingtu 淨土) is the common English translation for the Chinese term "jingtu," which can be literally translated as "purified ground."[1]

According to the Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism, the English term "pure land" can have the following denotations:[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Buswell & Lopez 2014, s.v. pure land.