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by PLB
Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:06 pm
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Pure land and Tibetan Buddhism
Replies: 19
Views: 3352

Re: Pure land and Tibetan Buddhism

I have generally found all Pureland schools/teachings to be the same. I know Japan teaches only faith( other power) But they still chant Amida Buddhas Name China teaches both self and other power. And they consider the chanting of the name Amitoufo as a practice. (so in the context of chanting japa...
by PLB
Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:58 pm
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Sukhavati & Heaven: The Difference?
Replies: 30
Views: 4813

Re: Sukhavati & Heaven: The Difference?

Wow, I'm surprised to see Wong Kiew Kit writing a book on Buddhism. I've known about him for a long, long time from the kung fu world, where his reputation is somewhat mixed, though mostly positive. My curiosity's piqued, adding it to my wishlist in case it gets back in stock. While I can't say any...
by PLB
Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:32 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 7
Views: 1047

Re: Hello

Thank you everyone, much appreciated. :)
:namaste:
by PLB
Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:25 pm
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Sukhavati & Heaven: The Difference?
Replies: 30
Views: 4813

Re: Sukhavati & Heaven: The Difference?

I found this book quite clear about: -the difference between Pure Land and heavens -reasons to believe that Pure Land is a real place. Actually, the author says ' as real as the physical world you exist in now' :) http://www.amazon.com/Sukhavati-Western-Paradise-Heaven-Taught/dp/9834087934/ref=sr_1_...
by PLB
Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:01 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 7
Views: 1047

Re: Hello

Thank you for your warm and 'no-delay' welcome gregkavarnos! :cheers:
by PLB
Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:54 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 7
Views: 1047

Hello

Hello,

I am a solitary Pure Land Buddhist ( hence PLB as my screename) and I am happy to have found this forum. :smile:

Amituofo
PLB