[Shariputra,] the Land of Ultimate Bliss is complete with all these adornments and virtues.
This sentence concludes the description of the gems, ponds, buildings, flowers, and music that perfectly adorn the Land of Ultimate Bliss. How did Amitabha know what he wanted to include in his world? While still the monk Dharmakara, he practiced and visited twenty-one billion Buddha Lands and adopted the good points and corrected the shortcomings he had seen in each for his own future land. He then made forty-eight vows, engaged in pure practice, and accrued merits and virtues. With these accomplished, he created and adorned the Land of Ultimate Bliss.
In all of this, he had not the slightest hint of selfishness. His every thought was to help all who wanted to learn the Dharma. He felt great compassion for those who did not have a good learning environment. Often encountering obstacles, they found it very hard to succeed in their learning. Understanding this, Dharmakara wanted to provide the best possible learning environment for these beings. And he succeeded. Magnificently.