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by enjitsu
Thu Feb 10, 2011 8:23 am
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: Hua Yen Chan Yi
Replies: 0
Views: 662

Hua Yen Chan Yi

Amito fo, The sutra of Avatamsaka is called the HuaYen Jing. HuaYen Jing is one of the fundamental sutras in Huayen Dzong, (Kegon Buddhism). So on this date, 12-29-2554 B.E, it also happens to be Avatamsaka Bodhisattva's Birthday. Due to the great work of the Mahayana Samgha a transliteration for we...
by enjitsu
Sun Jan 30, 2011 4:17 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Correct Buddhist Calender
Replies: 10
Views: 1521

Correct Buddhist Calender

Amito fo, Currently and unfortunately, the most widespread calender used throughout the world is the Gregorian Calender, also known as the Christian Calender. This Gregorian Calender which is based upon the false religion of Christianity is incorrect. The pressure by others to use any other form of ...
by enjitsu
Sat Oct 23, 2010 11:19 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: Should indiviuals be married and be monk?
Replies: 10
Views: 2550

Should indiviuals be married and be monk?

Amito Fo, Recently my office received an e-mail from a westerner regarding their experience with a Tendai group in America. Upon review of the situation it was determined that 2 issues needed to be clarified for all westerners. The first is that it is inappropriate for any individual to be married a...
by enjitsu
Sat Oct 23, 2010 11:14 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Rule regarding Tattoo's in Buddhism
Replies: 11
Views: 7637

Rule regarding Tattoo's in Buddhism

Amito fo, The question was asked by a member regarding the rules of tattoo's in buddhism. I consulted with the samgha member and they said. The rule in buddhism regarding tattoo's is we don't do it. Even if it is a tattoo about buddhism. It doesn't involve in buddhism. In buddhism we don't spend mon...
by enjitsu
Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:53 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: the Law of Causality (karma)
Replies: 9
Views: 1768

the Law of Causality (karma)

This topic will discuss the Law of Causality. If you understand the Law of Causality well then you are able to obtain enlightenment. If you use this method you are called a Causality Enlightenist. Simply, the Law of Causality means that everything has a Cause and Effect. There cannot be one without ...
by enjitsu
Fri Oct 01, 2010 12:39 pm
Forum: East Asian Buddhism
Topic: Authorized Buddhist Books
Replies: 28
Views: 8873

Re: Authorized Buddhist Books

Amito Fo, The following is a list of authorized Buddhist books written by monks that will be updated as necessary. ... Amito Fo, Enjitsu "Authorized" by whom, exactly? + 1 Venerable Cheng Kuan is the 53rd Generation Acharya of Shingon Shu. Acharya is the rank of the monk. Shingon is the specific de...
by enjitsu
Fri Oct 01, 2010 12:35 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: I Believe in Karma and its Effects - Poll
Replies: 43
Views: 3812

Re: I Believe in Karma and its Effects - Poll

There is both personal karma and also group karma. Know that the Law of Causality is utterly fair. It is not biased in any way, and is the ultimate justice. All good you do and all bad you do have coresponding effects. If you experience difficulties it is a Karmic result of your past actions. This i...
by enjitsu
Fri Oct 01, 2010 9:59 am
Forum: Shingon
Topic: The Precept of No Inappropriate Sex
Replies: 6
Views: 2757

Re: The Precept of No Inappropriate Sex

Amito Fo, In Buddhism, ultimately the goal is to become a Buddha. Buddha's do not have sex. So I will explain a bit about this Precept (rule) so you can more quickly bcome a Buddha. If you are a Buddhist Monk the rule is simple, No Sex of Any Kind is allowed. This rule is the #1 rule in the Vinaya....
by enjitsu
Fri Oct 01, 2010 6:27 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: 5 Precepts
Replies: 76
Views: 5423

Re: 5 Precepts

The 5 Precepts which are often taken by Lay people are 1. No killing - This means that you can not kill anything which is Sentient, either directly or indirectly. This ties into the more advanced Pusa Precept of Vegetarianism at later stages. 2. No stealing - This means that you cannot take, or move...
by enjitsu
Tue Sep 28, 2010 11:01 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: The Three Realms and Six Domains
Replies: 1
Views: 625

The Three Realms and Six Domains

There are 3 Realms. The Desire Realm (Kama-dhatu) at the bottom. The Material Realm (Rupa-dhatu) above that and at the top the Immaterial Realm (Arupa- dhatu) The Desire Realm is broken down as follows from bottom, working upwards. (6) Purgatory Domain (5) Starving Ghost Domain (4) Animal Domain (3)...
by enjitsu
Tue Sep 28, 2010 10:58 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Restrictions on joining the Samgha
Replies: 43
Views: 4342

Restrictions on joining the Samgha

Amito Fo, These days there sometimes arises confusion regarding who is and is not a legitimate member of the Samgha. So to be clear I will list some of the restrictions. You cannot have caused a Buddha to bleed You cannot have killed either your mother or father People who are born with both sex's (...
by enjitsu
Tue Sep 28, 2010 8:15 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: The difference between Humanistic and Orthodox Buddhism
Replies: 22
Views: 6642

Re: The difference between Humanistic and Orthodox Buddhism

ronnewmexico, I travel to many temple in many country. So I have a chance to meet with some knowledgeable monks. Yes, there is great confusion these days among many Buddhist about what is and is not Buddhism as well as each schools focus. Yes, its always good to study during Dharma classes and even ...
by enjitsu
Tue Sep 28, 2010 5:31 am
Forum: Shingon
Topic: The beauty of Koyasan
Replies: 15
Views: 5385

Re: The beauty of Koyasan

But this still leaves me curious as to what real Shingon mantras and chants sound like. Take this for example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfzZNOj0cVQ" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; It's from Shingonshū Buzanha and not Koyasan Shingonshū. The chanting is Yakushi Nyorais Mantra (s...
by enjitsu
Tue Sep 28, 2010 5:23 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: The difference between Humanistic and Orthodox Buddhism
Replies: 22
Views: 6642

The difference between Humanistic and Orthodox Buddhism

Amito Fo, Recently it has come to my attention that many people are confused regarding what is called Humanistic Buddhism. So I will detail it in short, as it is covered in the Official Notes at length. First, to be clear what is called Humanistic Buddhism is Not Buddhism. It is more correctly calle...
by enjitsu
Tue Sep 28, 2010 5:12 am
Forum: Shingon
Topic: Dharma Transmission Guidelines
Replies: 0
Views: 737

Dharma Transmission Guidelines

Amito Fo, Any individual, be they Monk or otherwise, who transmits Mudra's and/or Mantra's to another individual who is not a member of Shingon-shu is violating the Rules of Esoteric Dharma Transmission. This is one of the most heinous crimes that can be committed against Buddhism. To do so knowingl...
by enjitsu
Tue Sep 28, 2010 5:10 am
Forum: East Asian Buddhism
Topic: Authorized Buddhist Books
Replies: 28
Views: 8873

Authorized Buddhist Books

Amito Fo, The following is a list of authorized Buddhist books written by monks that will be updated as necessary. English Works Three Contemplations Toward Buddha Nature ISBN 957-9373-13-2 The Sweet Dews of Chan ISBN 957-9373-15-9 The Sutra of Forty-two Chapters Divulged by the Buddha ISBN 957-9373...
by enjitsu
Tue Sep 28, 2010 5:07 am
Forum: Shingon
Topic: The Precept of No Inappropriate Sex
Replies: 6
Views: 2757

The Precept of No Inappropriate Sex

Amito Fo, In Buddhism, ultimately the goal is to become a Buddha. Buddha's do not have sex. So I will explain a bit about this Precept (rule) so you can more quickly bcome a Buddha. If you are a Buddhist Monk the rule is simple, No Sex of Any Kind is allowed. This rule is the #1 rule in the Vinaya. ...

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