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Tradition and Innovation: Chinese Buddhism Beyond Asia
2016's SPECIAL ISSUE on Chinese Buddhism in different cultures and contexts!
Uploaded 29 Dec 2016
Harnessing Knowledge Technologies to Overcome Ignorance
Our new columnist seeks a more enlightened view of technology
Uploaded 11 Nov 2016
Book Review: Wendy Garling’s <i>Stars at Dawn</i>
Exploring the indispensable female narrative in Buddhism
Uploaded 28 Oct 2016
Reflections from a Mother on the Path
First article from our new columnist!
Uploaded 17 Jun 2016
Communal Equilibrium in Sri Lanka: The Legacy of Venerable M. Sobitha Thera
A revolutionary who became one of Sri Lanka's most inspiring social reformers
Uploaded 18 Dec 2015
Vodka With My Tantra: Life in Buddhist Russia, 2014
The great Buddhist heritage of Russia
Uploaded 22 Aug 2014
Why does Amitabha want us to recite His Name “Ten Times”?
Why “Even only ten times”?   Many Buddhist practitioners find the 18th Vow of Amitabha Buddha – the Primal Vow that guarantees salvation to every being that recites his name merely ten times – a lud
Uploaded 1 Apr 2014
Amitabha Buddha’s Three Vows of Deliverance (Part III – The 20th Vow)
In this three-part series, Pure Land columnist Alan Kwan examines the three most important vows of Amitabha Buddha’s forty-eight vows, which constitute Amitabha’s plan for delivering sentient beings.
Uploaded 14 Mar 2014
Amitabha Buddha’s Three Vows of Deliverance (Part II – The 19th Vow)
In this three-part series, Pure Land columnist Alan Kwan examines the three most important vows of Amitabha Buddha’s forty-eight vows, which constitute Amitabha’s plan for saving sentient beings. Thes
Uploaded 3 Mar 2014
Amitabha Buddha’s Three Vows of Deliverance (Part I – The 18th Vow)
In this three-part series, Pure Land columnist Alan Kwan examines the three most important vows of Amitabha Buddha’s forty-eight vows, which constitute Amitabha’s plan for saving sentient beings. Thes
Uploaded 14 Feb 2014
What are the drawbacks of mixed practice in Pure Land Buddhism?
Remarks in the Commentary of the Contemplation Sutra Soon after Master Shandao defined exclusive practice and mixed practice in his Commentary of the Contemplation Sutra, he told us the advantages of
Uploaded 11 Feb 2014
Exclusive Practice and Mixed Practice in Pure Land Buddhism
Exclusive Practice   As classified by Master Shandao, the de facto founder of Pure Land Buddhism in China, the Pure Land teaching of Amitabha Buddha is known as the Path of the Great Vow, while
Uploaded 14 Jan 2014
The Three Attitudes towards the Concept of ‘Two Buddhas, Two Teachings’
Editor's note: “Teachings of Amitabha Buddha” is an inspiring column about the vital spiritual matters of Pure Land Buddhism – from its history, philosophy, and practice to its scriptures and their ex
Uploaded 3 Jan 2014
“Two Buddhas, Two Teachings” - Differences in Achievement (Part II)
In the Commentary on the Contemplation Sutra, Master Shandao opened the door to Amitabha’s Pure Land based on two teachings of two Buddhas. One is known as the Path of Importance expounded by Shakyamu
Uploaded 24 Dec 2013
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