Monthly Archives: April 2012

Teaching That Is Hard To Accept

Master Shinran would say – and I would say as well – that there is not a single one. But for so many people who have some sort of practice – some sort of Buddhism or Hinduism or Taoism or … Continue reading

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Three Minds Of Shin Buddhism

People have a hard time excepting Shinran’s Teaching. Shinjin is meant receiving the blessed gift of Shinjin from Amida Buddha through His transferred merit to all beings who take singleminded refuge in Him. The transferred merit is through the OTHER … Continue reading

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Nembutsu of Faith

The Nembutsu is not a prayer. It is chanted in all Jodo Shin Shu and Jodo Shu Temples. The Nembutsu-Namo Amida Butsu is not a practice but in Buddhism, it shows mindfulness of the Buddha and future achievement of spiritual … Continue reading

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Mappo

Mappo is the age that is supposed to begin 2,000 years after Sakyamuni Buddha’s passing and last for “10,000 years”. (The first two ages are the Age of Right Dharma , followed by the Age of Semblance Dharma. During this … Continue reading

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