Discussing the deep and true objective of Pure Land Buddhism – becoming an enlightened being through the Name of Amitabha
Why Did Amitabha Buddha Make the 19th and 20th Vows for Sentient Beings Who Aspire to Be Reborn in the Land of Bliss?
How Amitabha embraces even non-believers in his Name through two additional, supplementary vows to his Primal Vow
Examining Shakyamuni Buddha’s endorsement of the Pure Land method and path of enlightenment and saving all sentient beings
Can Those Who Commit the Five Gravest Transgressions and Slander the Right Dharma be Reborn in the Pure Land?
Resolving a seeming contradiction in two Pure Land scriptures of whether committers of two grave offences can be reborn in the Pure Land
The substance of the three Pure Land sutras is the Name We know that the three Pure Land sutras—namely the Infinite Life Sutra, the Contemplation
Following a coherent, systematic, and complete…
According to the major sutras of Pure Land Buddhism, the Larger Sukhavativyuha and the Smaller Sukhavativyuha, Amitabha Buddha’s Pure Land (Skt. Sukhavati) lies beyond 10 billion Buddha-lands west
Two ways of establishing faith from Amitabha’s Name Master Shandao states in Praise of Rites of Rebirth: “The honorable Amitabha set forth an extremely solemn vow. He
The root of virtue can be inherited life after life In Buddhism, faith is the first of the Five Roots of Virtue—faith, zeal, mindfulness (invocation),