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Buddhism and God

On my conversion to Buddhism, my transformation was on philosophical or intellectual The situation was coming to a head. It was a cold February day and I was living in New York City. I was already practicing spiritual magicke and … Continue reading

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Reprint Wheel of Dharma Over 100 years ago, two ministers came from Japan to San Francisco in response to a request from Japanese immigrants living in the United States. They came to help fill a void in the hearts of … Continue reading

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The Replacement Opium: Free Market Positived

Shinran said: Even today people depend on auspicious signs” He was very critical of the Taoist occult movemnets of the time. Transcendentalists attempted to break free from the toxic effects of Calvinism on early American life, but how that attempt … Continue reading

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Mental Projections/Mind Aspect

We have to undersatnd that the Buddhisms like Jodo Shu, Jodo Shin Shu, and Nichinrin come out of Tendai, thusly, a Mahayana branch of Buddhism. The Mahāyāna tradition holds that pursuing only the release from suffering and attainment of Nirvāṇa … Continue reading

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Buddhism Solves Problems

We have reviewed briefly the position of different religious currents in terms of their beliefs and values regarding: Welfare and development, Justice, equity and human rights, Peace, reconciliation and nonviolence, and Identity, authenticity and universality. It is important to realize … Continue reading

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Power Of Oneness

The concept of liberation (nirvāṇa)—the goal of the Buddhist path—is closely related to overcoming ignorance (avidyā), a fundamental misunderstanding or mis-perception of the nature of reality. In awakening to the true nature of the self and all phenomena one develops … Continue reading

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Tao of Nembutsu

One could see why Shinran criticsism Taoism. Pure Land Buddhism and Taoism reflect each other. I feel Pure Land is moree to the point. Tao means “way”or “path” and can also be found in Buddhist philosophies and religions other than Taoism. … Continue reading

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