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Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism

Creating a Shin Buddhist Theology in a Religiously Plural World (S U N Y Series in Buddhist Studies)

by Dennis Hirota

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Buddhism - General,
  • Pure Land Buddhism,
  • Doctrines,
  • Shin (Sect)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7802279M
    ISBN 100791445305
    ISBN 109780791445303


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Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism by Dennis Hirota Download PDF EPUB FB2

Aug 12,  · The interdisciplinary and cross-religious discussions represented in this book are a fine start.” ― Thomas P. Kasulis, Ohio State University “This book goes beyond any Japanese works in its efforts to make Pure Land Buddhism meaningful for contemporary people, whether East or West.” ― Taitetsu Unno, Smith College.5/5(1).

Apr 01,  · Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism by Dennis Hirota,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(3).

Nov 08,  · Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism: Creating a Shin Buddhist Theology in a Religiously Plural World As a Shin Buddhist of the Pure Land tradition, I find the practice of Jesus Prayer in Eastern Orthodox Christianity fascinating, because so much of it resonates with my own experience in the saying of Nembutsu or the.

Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism offers proposals for creatively reinterpreting the Pure Land path. Japanese Pure Land thought brought about a major development in Buddhist tradition by evolving a path to enlightenment that is pursued while carrying on life in society.

Nov 08,  · Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism is a collection of essays that evolved from a symposium planned by Dennis Hirota and sponsored by the Institute for Buddhist Studies that was held in Berkeley on campuses affiliated with the Graduate Theological Union.

progressing joyfully towards the pure land The first week of the Summer Retreat at Kailash IRC was filled with inspiring teachings and guidance from the precious teachings of Kadam Lamrim. Gen Kelsang Devi guided meditations on the path of a person of initial scope, from our precious human life up to teachings on impermanence, refuge practice.

Even in Cave itself, which alone features two Pure Land paintings, the southern wall, on which Chi Lin based its replica painting, depicts a Sinicized Amitabha with flowing robes, whilst the northern wall’s Amitabha has broad shoulders and a narrow waist with a bare torso, characteristics typical of Indian or Central Asian art (Wu57).

Updates: The order of my top 5 book recommendations were changed and reordered a few times since the creation of this article to make the recommendations better in helping people with understanding Buddhism, and to reflect availability of the books (some of. Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism: Creating a Shin Buddhist Theology in a Religiously Plural World.

Nov 08,  · Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism: Creating a Shin Buddhist Theology in a Religiously Plural World (review) Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism: Creating a Shin Buddhist Theology in a.

For close to a thousand years Amida’s Pure Land, a paradise of perfect ease and equality, was the most powerful image of shared happiness circulating in the Japanese imagination.

In the late nineteenth century, some Buddhist thinkers sought to reinterpret the Pure Land in ways that would allow it speak to modern Author: Melissa Anne-Marie Curley, Richard K. Payne. And Ienaga’s understanding of the Pure Land—as the crystallization of a logic of negation that undermined every real power structure—fueled his battle against the state censorship system, just as he believed it had enabled Shinran to confront the world’s suffering head on.

Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhismis a collection of essays that evolved from a symposium planned by Dennis Hirota and sponsored by the Institute for Buddhist Studies.

"Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism offers proposals for creatively reinterpreting the Pure Land path. Japanese Pure Land thought brought about a major development in Buddhist tradition by evolving a path to enlightenment that is pursued while carrying on life in society.

Toward a Modern Chinese Buddhism. Book Description: The Venerable Master Taixu (–) is the most important and controversial Chinese Buddhist reformer of the twentieth century. actually be accomplished in this world through the work of thousands of living bodhisattvas dedicated to building a pure land here and now.

A realist who. pure land study guide by jplieb10 includes 17 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. Pure Land, Real World: Modern Buddhism, Japanese Leftists, and the Utopian Imagination following Shinran and working toward building a buddha land on earth were akin to realizing social.

Dennis Hirota (ed.), Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism: Creating a Shin Buddhist Theology in a Religiously Plural World Soho Machida, Renegade Monk: Honen and Japanese Pure Land Buddhism, ed.

& trans. Ioannis Mentzas ()Author: Michael Kicey. Chinese Pure Land Buddhism: Understanding a Tradition of Practice is the first book in any western language to provide a comprehensive overview of Chinese Pure Land Buddhism.

Even though Pure Land Buddhism was born in China and currently constitutes the dominant form of Buddhist practice there, it has previously received very little attention.

Tibetan Buddhism. Tibetan Pure Land Buddhism has a long and innovative history dating from the 8th-9th centuries, the era of the Tibetan Empire, with the translation and canonization of the Sanskrit Sukhāvatīvyūha sūtras in Tibetan.

Tibetan compositions of pure-land prayers and artistic renditions of Sukhāvatī in Central Asia date to that. Oct 02,  · Pure Land Buddhism as a school of Buddhist thinking began in India around the 2nd century BCE. It spread to China where there was a strong. Chinese Pure Land Buddhism: Understanding a Tradition of Practice is the first book in any western language to provide a comprehensive overview of Chinese Pure Land Buddhism.

"Pure Land is consistent with mainline Indian Mahayana. This idea was first inspired in me by the writings of Professor Yamaguchi Susumu. Especially, the notion that 'emptiness is form and form is emptiness.' That notion, I think, Professor Yamaguchi was correct in suggesting that notion was relevant to understanding Pure Land Buddhism."5/5(1).

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Asakura said that the project's aim was to introduce individuals to "pure land." Asian Studies Professor Denis Hirota wrote in his book "Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism," the pure land is a supreme goal that human beings aspire to.

Book Review: Dennis Hirota, Ed., Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism: Creating a Shin Buddhist Theology in a Religiously Plural World. [REVIEW] Jan Van Bragt - - Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 28 ()Author: James Dobbins. Book Review: Dennis Hirota, Ed., Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism: Creating a Shin Buddhist Theology in a Religiously Plural World.

[REVIEW] Jan Van Bragt - - Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 28 () details. A Christian Critique of Pure Land Buddhism by John B.

Cobb, Jr. John B. Cobb, Jr., Ph.D. is Professor of Theology Emeritus at the Claremont School of Theology, Claremont, California, and Co-Director of the Center for Process Studies there.

Shin (or Jodō Shinshū) is a popular form of Pure Land Buddhism, the most widely practiced form of Buddhism in Japan, but is only now becoming well known in the West. The lives of the four thinkers included in the book spanned the years –, from the Meiji opening to the West to Japan’s establishment as an industrialized democracy.

The essential practice in Pure Land Buddhism is the chanting of the name of Amitabha Buddha with total concentration, trusting that one will be reborn in the Pure Land, a place where it is much easier for a being to work towards enlightenment.

Pure Land Buddhism adds mystical elements to the basic Buddhist teachings which make those teachings. Explain his teachings on these points with his understanding of Nirvana. Explain the main differences between Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism, and discuss the advantages/disadvantages of each for Buddhism's missionary expansion.

Back Issues of Japanese Religions Elisabetta Porcu, Pure Land Buddhism in Modern Japanese Culture (Richard K. Yayne) Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism (Teramoto Tomomasa) Reports NCC Study Center Activities Report on the Annual Seminar The Mahayana Tradition (See too, Ch'an/Zen Buddhism) Abé, Ryuichi.

The Origins and Development of Pure Land Buddhism: A Study and Translation of Gyonen's Jodo Homon Genrusho. Dennis, ed. Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism: Creating a Shin Buddhist Theology in a Religiously Plural World.

Description: Explores the potential significance of Japanese Pure Land Buddhist Thought in the contemporary world, and provides a new model of interreligious dialogue as Buddhist thinkers engage with Christian theologians concerned with the present-day significance of their own tradition.

If you want to learn more about Shin Buddhism (Japanese Pure Land Buddhism established by Shinran Shonin) you can always check out software-comparativo.com 👍 level 1. 1 point · 1 year ago "Land of Bliss" by Luis Gomez is the best book on Pure Land Buddhism. level 1. 1 point · 1 year ago.

I would recommend the book- four noble truth. level 1. 1 point. Shin Buddhism is also called Jodo Shinshu, which means 'true teaching of Pure Land Buddhism'. It is one of the largest schools of Buddhism, and was founded by Shinran (). Note: Please be mindful of what books you add and make sure they are of the topic of this list.

Pure Land Buddhism has several unique schools in Japan, but is a general feature of all Mahayana Buddhists, even if not differentiated into a recognizable sect as in Japan.

Much of what we know about Pure Land has been colored by its unique Japanese context. Death and the Afterlife in Japanese Buddhism constitutes a major step toward understanding how Buddhism in Japan has forged and retained its hold on death-related thought and practice, providing one of the most detailed and comprehensive accounts of the topic to date.

Apr 07,  · Pure Land Buddhism called by Nagarjuna the easy way to Enlightenment is the one selected practice for our Dharma Ending Age that can be practiced both by the stupid and the wise, lay or ordained, women or men, - whoever you are, whatever you've done - you are not excluded.

Faith is the basis of the Path, the mother of virtues. Four Best Pure Land Buddhist Studies Podcasts For Latest was Charles B. Jones, Chinese Pure Land Buddhism: Understanding a Tradition of Practice (U Hawaii Press, ).

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