Monthly Archives: January 2018

Amida Samadhi Meditation

In self powered schools, meditation is part of the religion. Shinran rejected the self power schools, but he never stopped his Tendai practice. We tend to go what is familiar. I advocate meditation. Why, because it is a healthy practice, … Continue reading

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Western justification of Jodo Shin Shu

Shinran taught us that people where inprefect. He did not see a Religious person anywhere in his presence. What would a western view of Pure Land Buddhism be? One person I believe who touched on the teaching was Erasmus. n … Continue reading

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