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Paramita: Perfection in virtue.
 
Prajnaparamita Hrdaya: The Heart Sutra.
 
Pure Land: A realm free from suffering, in which it is easier to attain nirvana. Sukhavati is the Pure Land of Amitabha Buddha; individuals need only to call out His name to be reborn in it. Pure Land Buddhism is based on this devotion to Amitabha.
 
Pratyeka Buddhas: Buddhas who become enlightened by meditating upon the principle of causality, but do not exert themselves to teach others.
 
Pure Land: The realms of the Buddhas. When the mind is pure, any environment can be a pure land.