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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 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
Master Shandao’s Exegesis of the Sincere Mind, Part One
Why Master Shandao believes that no one can ever attain the Sincere Mind
Uploaded 9 Dec 2016
The Threefold State of Mind: The Complete Concept of Faith in Pure Land Buddhism
On the Sincere Mind, the Deep Mind, and the Merit-Transference Rebirth-Aspiration Mind
Uploaded 25 Nov 2016
What is a Buddha?
The difficulty of naming the nameless
Uploaded 11 Nov 2016
The Cause of Assured Rebirth in Amitabha’s Pure Land, Part 2
Clarifying the causes of rebirth in the Pure Land
Uploaded 28 Oct 2016
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