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The essential Shinran : a Buddhist path of true entrusting

Author: Shinran; Alfred Bloom; Ruben L F Habito
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : World Wisdom, ©2007.
Series: Library of perennial philosophy., Spiritual masters--East and West series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Renowned scholar Alfred Bloom presents the life and teachings of Shinran Shonin, the founder of Shin (or Pure Land) Buddhism, the most populist form of Buddhism in Japan, drawing extensively on the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shinran; Alfred Bloom; Ruben L F Habito
ISBN: 9781933316215 1933316217
OCLC Number: 71369089
Description: xix, 251 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: I. Shinran's life (1173-1262 C.E.) and legacy --
A. Shinran's spiritual journey --
B. Shinran's legacy : the Shin path to enlightenment --
II. What do we know of Shinran in the ancient sources? --
A. From Mount Hiei to his entry into Honen's community --
B. The journey to eastern Japan (Kanto) : Shinran's realization of other-power --
C. Shinran's account of his spiritual development --
D. Shinran disowns his eldest son --
E. Shinran and other disciples of Honen --
F. Stories from early tradition : Kakunyo's Treatise of oral tradition (Kudensho) --
G. A word from Kakunyo's Treatise on correcting error (Gaijasho) --
H. The earliest biography of Shinran : Kakunyo's Godensho --
III. Shinran interprets Pure Land teaching --
A. Shinran's self-understanding : the human condition --
B. Shinran's experience of true entrusting (Shinjin) --
C. Shinran on the meaning of true entrusting --
D. Dimensions of Shinran's interpretation of true entrusting --
E. Shinran and the Nembutsu way of life : true entrusting in the world --
F. Life fulfillment.
Series Title: Library of perennial philosophy., Spiritual masters--East and West series.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Alfred Bloom ; foreword by Ruben L.F. Habito.
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