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Alan Kwan is the founding editor of Buddhistdoor.net and a practitioner of the pristine Pure Land tradition, a school of Pure Land Buddhism based on the teachings of the de facto founder of Pure Land, Master Shandao. His column discusses the history, philosophy, and practice of the pristine Pure Land school, including its scriptures and their interpretation.

Teachings of Amitabha is published fortnightly.

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Master Shandao’s Exegesis on the Deep Mind, Part Four: The Fifth Kind of Determinant Faith
Believing the Buddha’s words alone in a single-minded manner
Uploaded 12 May 2017
The Determinant Faith of the Three Pure Land Sutras
Delving further into the Deep Mind's spiritual implications
Uploaded 28 Apr 2017
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
Master Shandao’s Exegesis of the Sincere Mind, Part Five
Alan Kwan continues his explanation of the Sincere Mind in Pure Land
Uploaded 17 Feb 2017
Master Shandao’s Exegesis of the Sincere Mind, Part Four
Exploring the threefold karma of verbal, physical, and mental acts
Uploaded 27 Jan 2017
Master Shandao’s Exegesis of the Sincere Mind, Part Three
How can practitioners receive Amitabha Buddha's real merits and virtues?
Uploaded 13 Jan 2017
The Potential of Propagating Pure Land Buddhism in the West
Why Pure Land is an ideal school of Buddhism to be shared with Western cultures
Uploaded 28 Dec 2016
Master Shandao’s Exegesis of the Sincere Mind, Part Two
How Amitabha's enlightenment benefits all sentient beings
Uploaded 16 Dec 2016
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