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Demythologizing Pure Land Buddhism : Yasuda Rijin and the Shin Buddhist tradition

Author: Paul Brooks Watt; Rishin Yasuda
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2016]
Series: Pure Land Buddhist studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The True Pure Land sect of Japanese Buddhism, or Shin Buddhism, grew out of the teachings of Shinran (1173-1262), a Tendai-trained monk who came to doubt the efficacy of that tradition in what he viewed as a degenerate age. This volume introduces the thought and selected writings of Yasuda Rijin (1900-1982), a modern Shin Buddhist thinker affiliated with the Otani, or Higashi Honganji, branch of Shin Buddhism.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Watt, Paul Brooks, 1946-
Demythologizing Pure Land Buddhism.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2015019335
(OCoLC)910424330
Named Person: Rishin Yasuda; Rishin Yasuda
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Brooks Watt; Rishin Yasuda
ISBN: 9780824856359 082485635X 9780824869038 0824869036 9780824856342 0824856341
OCLC Number: 947119063
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 181)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Series Editor's Preface --
Preface --
A Word about the Translations --
Part I. Introduction: Yasuda Rijin and the Shin Buddhist Tradition --
Part II. Translations --
Abbreviations --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index
Series Title: Pure Land Buddhist studies.
Responsibility: Paul B. Watt.
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Introduces the thought and selected writings of Yasuda Rijin, a modern Shin Buddhist thinker affiliated with the Otani branch of Shin Buddhism. In the writings and lectures presented here, Yasuda  Read more...

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