Monthly Archives: August 2017

Mahayana Buddhist Cosmology

Buddhist cosmology is the description of the shape and evolution of the Universe according to the Buddhist scriptures and commentaries. It consists of temporal and spatial cosmology, the temporal cosmology being the division of the existence of a ‘world’ into … Continue reading

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Mind of Ignorance

Ignorance is a disease that affects people. The symptoms are: mental closure, mean, bigotry, presumption of knowledge, bad education, and above all suffer from envy. The disease often degenerates and the subject is talk.” The Ignorant person takes place a … Continue reading

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Mind Of Shinjtsu

There is much discussion on Shinjin, But little on Shinjitsu. Nothing wrong with that. There are features of Shinjitsu that any person would imagine. I decided to play a Buddhist Priest from the past, maybe during Shinran and Honen’s time. … Continue reading

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The Nembutsu of Faith II

When one is faithful, convictions take place in varied people in varied ways. As a youngster coming from a Franciscan family, we have the philosophy of Kindness, and compassion. However Blessed Sacrament Church in youth had a Jesuit Priest. Father … Continue reading

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The Power Of The Vow, and the Vow Power

I met Sensei Sonam Wanghe of the Kathmandu Honganji. He spoke about the Nembutsu. He had me realize the Vow: Namo Amida Butsu was not stagnant. It is vital and dynamic. My view was that it does nothing. It is … Continue reading

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