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About tinorozzo

Politician-Philosopher. Has several Cookbooks published. Politician, ran for office many times since 2000. Leader American Labor Party and Living Universal Basic Income. Phd in Philosophy Buddhist Studies.

A Spiritual Journey

When I was younger my religion was Catholicism. The Catholic Church inundates us with a bevy of Metaphysics by the time we are eights years old. After school I used to go to catacism class. The Nuns prepared us for … Continue reading

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The Larger Sukhavati Sutra

The Larger Sukhavativyuha is the longest of the three basic Sutras of the Pure Land School. It starts with a monk called Dharmakara, who practiced Buddhist Dharma under Tathagata Lokesvararaja. The monk made 48 great vows to save all sentient … Continue reading

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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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