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Polical and Religious Philosopher

Power Of Oneness

The concept of liberation (nirvāṇa)—the goal of the Buddhist path—is closely related to overcoming ignorance (avidyā), a fundamental misunderstanding or mis-perception of the nature of reality. In awakening to the true nature of the self and all phenomena one develops … Continue reading

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Gratitude

My Cat Erik died after 13 years. I received him as a six week old kitten and he died at thirteen years old. As A Buddhist I feel profound sadness about his departure, yet I feel incredible joy in having … Continue reading

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Tao of Nembutsu

One could see why Shinran criticsism Taoism. Pure Land Buddhism and Taoism reflect each other. I feel Pure Land is moree to the point. Tao means “way”or “path” and can also be found in Buddhist philosophies and religions other than Taoism. … Continue reading

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Pure Land Empowerment

Jōdo Shinshū expresses this devotion through a chanting practice called the nembutsu, or “Mindfulness of the Buddha [Amida]. The nembutsu is simply reciting the phrase Namu Amida Butsu(“I take refuge in Amida Buddha”). Jōdo Shinshū is not the first school of Buddhism to practice … Continue reading

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Reincarnation

Reincarnation is accepted amongst Buddhist and Westerner belief systems as an after life journey to be reborn in another body. This maybe the Hindu and New age concept, but not Buddhist. People often turn to religion for doctrines that provide … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Buddhism

Buddhism in Vietnam (called đạo Phật) as practiced by the Vietnamese is mainly of the Mahāyāna school. Buddhism came to Vietnam as early as the 2nd century CE through the North from Central Asia and via Southern routes from India. … Continue reading

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Shinran’s Faith

Though I return to the Pure Land of Eternal Peace after my life is at an end,Yet shall I return to this world, again and again,Just as the waves of Wakanoura Bay return to the beach….When you rejoice in the … Continue reading

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Karma

What is Karma? Karma is not fate nor predestination. Literally, Karma means Deeds and actions, volition. Action itself is considered neither good nor bad, but only thought and applied actions.. Thus, Karma is an intentional, conscious, deliberate and willful action. … Continue reading

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The Pure Land of Jesus

The Pure Land of Jesus Christ? Jesus Christ! That is right, Jesus showed true faith when he wandered in the desert. He found joy after resisting temptation. in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. According to these texts, after … Continue reading

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 Purification Of The Buddha Mind and Pure Land

 Purification of mind is understood in the Buddha’s teaching is the sustained endeavor to cleanse the mind of defilement, those dark unwholesome mental forces which run in the surface stream of consciousness active in our thinking, values, attitudes, and actions. The first among the defilement … Continue reading

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