The Essential Shinran

The Essential Shinran

A Buddhist Path of True Entrusting

eBook - 2006
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"Renowned scholar of Shin Buddhism, Alfred Bloom, presents the life and spiritual legacy of Shinran Shonin, the influential religious reformer and founder of Pure Land Buddhism, the most popular school of Buddhism in Japan today. Bloom presents a wide selection of Shinran's essential writings on the key Shin Buddhist idea of "true entrusting" (shinjin) to the Other-Power of Amida Buddha through His Vow to save all sentient beings. The Essentials of Shinran also includes a Foreword by Shin Buddhist scholar Ruben L.F. Habito, a detailed Glossary of Foreign Terms, and a Select Bibliography for Further Reading."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Bloomington, IN :, World Wisdom,, 2006
ISBN: 9781933316888
Characteristics: 1 online resource (280 pages)
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