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Buddha of Infinite Life, foremost guide for beings in this world,
Your glory overcomes all untimely death,
You are a refuge for those of us who suffer without protection—
To you, Buddha Amitāyus, I pay homage!
Texts related to Amitāyus (tshe dpag med), the Buddha of Boundless Life:
The Aparimitāyurjñāna-nāma mahāyāna-sūtra ('phags pa tshe dang ye shes dpag tu med pa zhes bya ba theg pa chen po'i mdo) is said to bring extraordinary merit and longevity when written out, read aloud, copied, or venerated with offerings.
A short 'means of recitation' (bklag thabs), providing additional prayers and practices to be chanted before and after the root text of the Sūtra of Boundless Life and Wisdom (tshe dang ye shes dpag tu med pa’i mdo).