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Capturing the Core Essence of the Shandao Lineage’s Pure Land Teachings
A summary of the core teaching of pristine Pure Land
Uploaded 13 Apr 2017
Master Shandao’s Exegesis on the Deep Mind, Part Two: Determinant Deep Faith in the Buddha’s Teachings
How the the first component of deep faith relates to sentient beings' salvation
Uploaded 24 Mar 2017
Master Shandao’s Exegesis on the Deep Mind, Part One: Determinant Deep Faith Concerning Aptitude
Explaining the Deep Mind, the second in the Threefold State of Mind
Uploaded 10 Mar 2017
Tradition and Innovation: Chinese Buddhism Beyond Asia
2016's SPECIAL ISSUE on Chinese Buddhism in different cultures and contexts!
Uploaded 29 Dec 2016
The Potential of Propagating Pure Land Buddhism in the West
Sharing pristine Pure Land with Western cultures
Uploaded 28 Dec 2016
Exploring Buddhist Harmony and Inclusiveness in Japan
Theravada monk BD Dipananda embraces the Buddhist delights of Japan
Uploaded 15 Jan 2016
More about Merit-Dedication and Rebirth-Aspiration
Thoughts on establishing and cultivating the Sincere Mind
Uploaded 24 Dec 2015
How Does a Pure Land Aspirant Practice “Bodhichitta”?
Pure Land practitioners are puzzled by a moral dilemma. What is it?
Uploaded 12 Jun 2015
The Art of Salvation: The “Descent of Amitabha” Motif in Pure Land Art
A glimpse of the sacred intent and presence of Amitabha
Uploaded 13 Feb 2015
Mudra: Understanding the Buddha’s Hands
Detail of the Buddha Amitabha with hands in the meditation gesture, Kotoku-in, Kamakura, Japan. 13th century, bronze. Photograph by Meher McArthur. The hand gestures, or mudra, assumed by figures o
Uploaded 23 Jan 2015
Reuniting with Infinite Light: Master Huijing’s "What Kind of Buddha Is Amitabha?"
Fourteen years ago, José Cabezón argued brilliantly that “theology” should no longer be a dirty word in Buddhism (despite being derived from the Greek word theos, or “God”). He proposed that Buddhist
Uploaded 12 Sep 2014
“Seed” of Virtue Necessary for Rebirth in the Land of Bliss
A Brief History of the Formation of the Land of Bliss   According to the Infinite Life Sutra, in the era of Lokeshvararaja Tathagata, there was once a king who left his royal family and became
Uploaded 15 Aug 2014
The Meaning of Augmentative Cause in the Path of Great Vow
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 15 Sep 2013
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