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Polical and Religious Philosopher

The Replacement Opium: Free Market Positived

Shinran said: Even today people depend on auspicious signs” He was very critical of the Taoist occult movemnets of the time. Transcendentalists attempted to break free from the toxic effects of Calvinism on early American life, but how that attempt … Continue reading

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Enlightenment

I knew a guy on Philly named Tim. He thought he was a Buddha and boasted about his enlightenment. The minister, who became a real dilettante, agreed with him. Tim was a rude and arrogant disruptive influence in the temple. … Continue reading

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Mental Projections/Mind Aspect

We have to undersatnd that the Buddhisms like Jodo Shu, Jodo Shin Shu, and Nichinrin come out of Tendai, thusly, a Mahayana branch of Buddhism. The Mahāyāna tradition holds that pursuing only the release from suffering and attainment of Nirvāṇa … Continue reading

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Buddhism Solves Problems

We have reviewed briefly the position of different religious currents in terms of their beliefs and values regarding: Welfare and development, Justice, equity and human rights, Peace, reconciliation and nonviolence, and Identity, authenticity and universality. It is important to realize … Continue reading

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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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