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by Icchantika
Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:00 pm
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Shin: Amida and Primordial Buddha ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1958

Re: Shin: Amida and Primordial Buddha ?

Visiting various Buddhist sites I've come across the concept of Adi-Buddha, or Samantabhadra - the Primordial Buddha, who is said to have a creator-like function. Can anyone inform me if Shin/Jodo Shinshu accepts the existence of the Primordial Buddha, and if so, does Amida Buddha have any particul...
by Icchantika
Wed Dec 26, 2012 2:30 pm
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Cultivating Ch'an & Pure Land: What does it mean?
Replies: 3
Views: 1321

Re: Cultivating Ch'an & Pure Land: What does it mean?

Just say the Nembutsu and there will be no "Pure Land" and "Ch'an" path

There will be no Buddha and self, no enlightenment and unenlightenment

There will be just the Name, saying the Name, hearing the Name
by Icchantika
Wed Dec 26, 2012 2:27 pm
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: The significance of reciting the Buddha's Name
Replies: 1
Views: 719

Re: The significance of reciting the Buddha's Name

Pure Nembutsu is beyond significance and meaning, please listen to my verses, partly inspired by a Zen poem: From the pine tree, learn of the pine tree. From the bamboo, learn of the bamboo. From the Nembutsu, learn of the Nembutsu Similarly Honen expressed his final understanding of the Nembutsu ju...
by Icchantika
Wed Dec 26, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: YinYana Creed - based on Nicene Creed
Replies: 3
Views: 2157

Re: YinYana Creed - based on Nicene Creed

My creed is 3 words:

Namu-Amida-Butsu

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