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It also refers to a Buddha’s or bodhisattva’s field of influence. In this sense Amitabha’s field of influence, for instance, is the Western Paradise, and Vairocana Buddha’s field of influence is the transcendent or the universe.
A bodhisattva’s field of Dao is, properly speaking, the world of sentient beings, since every bodhisattva makes the Mahayana vow not to move to nirvana until all suffering beings in samsara are freed of suffering.