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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
What is Attained through Amitabha-Recitation?
Understanding the independent action of Amitabha’s name
Uploaded 22 Jul 2016
Amitabha-Recitation Practice Should Not Be Mixed with Other Practices
Buddha-invocation signifies reliance on Buddha-power   To attain rebirth in the Land of Bliss, Pure Land practitioners are advised not to mix Amitabha-invocation with other Buddhist practices s
Uploaded 6 Mar 2015
Pristine Pure Land Buddhism: My Final Choice
An Easy Path for Uncultured People   I first approached Buddhism as a philosophy in 1988, when I was searching for the truth about life and the universe. Over time, however, my interest changed from
Uploaded 7 Nov 2014
Buddha-invocation: pristine Pure Land and Other Schools
Buddha-invocation (Ch. nianfo; J. nembutsu) in its various forms is the most common practice in Buddhism. It is a routine daily practice in nearly all schools of Buddhism, particularly Mahayana. Liter
Uploaded 10 Oct 2014
Restoring the Original Face of Pure Land Buddhism
Behind the simple invocation of “Namo Amitabha Buddha” (nianfo) awaits the keys to Amitabha Buddha’s Land of Bliss (Sukhavati). According to Master Shandao (613 - 681), the recitation of this sextet o
Uploaded 25 Apr 2013
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