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True Buddhism

Dharma (Sanskrit) or dhamma (Pali) is a word Buddhists use often. It refers to the second gem of the Three Jewels of Buddhism–Buddha, dharma, sangha. The word often is defined as “the teachings of the Buddha,” but dharma is really … Continue reading

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New Buddhist Organization

I have many ideas about how things should work. I try to express alternatives, not that th current organizations are hated, juts a projection of ides. I have a vision of how Buddhist Temples should be. If I where to … Continue reading

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Myths and Distortions about Buddhism.

  Distortions of thought have to do with the next higher level of the mental process, when we find ourselves contemplating over things in our minds. The mind tends to display upon perception with these distorted thought patterns, and when … Continue reading

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The Sutras

Going to Buddhist temples I am still taken aback by the people who have important positions at Temples. There some of those way to important as always, delivering sermons on topics they have no knowledge of. When corrected they seem … Continue reading

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Buddhism, Seeing and Reality

“With the physical eye they see clearly, discerning objects without error; the sight of their heavenly eye reaches everywhere without limit; with the Dharma-eye they observe and know thoroughly the teachings of the Way; with the wisdom-eye they see truth … Continue reading

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Dreams

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________We As Jodo Shin Shu Buddhists,  many of us dream of traveling to Kyoto to see the Nishi Hanganji. We may have used Google maps to astral project out minds to see this great building and seat of our Religion. … Continue reading

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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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