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Political and Religious Philosopher

Telling of Jodo Shin Shu

Thinking on dialogue of the Amida Buddha, when someone asks me about Jodo Shin Shu, I cannot say, I believe in the Amida Buddha of infinite life and light. People in the west would never understand. I say I believe … Continue reading

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True Pure Land and Amida

It has been a while since I made a blog entrance, I am way over due. We Buddhists create a problem when we are passive and enabling. Shin ran was not an enabler. Shinran discovered that his eldest son, Zenran … Continue reading

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Why Jodo Shin Shu

When I found Jodo Shin Shu, I found a religion I can agree on. It is amazing me and Shinran, I born in the 20th Century, SHinran in the 13th, see the world the same way. The three prinicpals I … Continue reading

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Grim Reminders

Shinran never intended to start a religion. He humbly taught the Nembutsu teaching to anyone who had receptive Karma. The Buddhist organization was started by Shinan’s daughter Kukshini. Jodo Shin Shu has flourished around the world. As it had flourished … Continue reading

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Dharmic Socialism

Reading Shambalas Sun’s article on people and being Good, I must say, good article. As a Jodo Shinshu Buddhist I have run for office many times and one of my closing statements always quoted. “People are the source of good … Continue reading

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Nirvana at Bed Time

It is said on Januray n16 1263 Shiunran entered Nirvnana. Eshinni said. ” I have no daoubt your father was born oin the Pure Land and there is no reason for me toreiterate this.”When we die, we do not reach … Continue reading

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Eshinni and Kakushinni

March is International Women’s months, Jodo Shinshu shoud commemorate both. Shinrans Wife, Eshinni and daughter Kakueshinni. Eshinni: Not much was known about Eshinni. Not much was known about Eshinni till they where found in the Honganji Archives. They dated from, … Continue reading

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