Author Archives: Tino Rozzo

About Tino Rozzo

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.

MAPPO: A Understanding

I am going to attempt to explain Mappo, as I understand the way Honen described it in the Senjaku. MAPPO has nothing to do with time periods in real time world issue. Shinran stated that MAPPO is more of a … Continue reading

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Illuminating The Amida Mind

One thing we can say about Amida Buddha, is the attainment of Buddha mind through faith alone. Faith is not blind faith but faith of mind. The truly established state of mind when true faith establishes it self in the … Continue reading

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Are We Evil?

Yuien Bo asked Shinran if he had seen any Religious people in the room. Shinran replied, he did not even see one. In he path of Sages we see people in robes and ministering full time. In the world of … Continue reading

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The Future of Buddhism

When we think of progress and evolution, where are we going? Technological Unemployment, a Universal Income. Economics. But what about our Spiritual selves. What happens if there is a cure for greed, anger, hate? What if there where a a … Continue reading

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Won Buddhism

It is nice in this age that Jodo shin Shu has company. I studied Won Buddhism for years. Won is a modernized form of Buddhism that seeks to make enlightenment possible for everyone and applicable to regular life. The scriptures … Continue reading

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True Mind

From Varied Sutra’s: When in the world of darkness Buddhas arise to make things bright, They present this profound teaching Which brings suffering to an end. When those with wisdom have heard this, They recuperate their right mind: They see … Continue reading

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Meditation: Amida Samadhi

In Shinrans time, he rejected notions of Meditation for the simple Nembutsu. Today in the modern world we realize that maybe meditation is a healthy practice. Though some schools think Meditation is trans formative, it is certainly an aid. I … Continue reading

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