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The Resource River of fire, river of water : an introduction to the Pure Land tradition of Shin Buddhism, Taitetsu Unno

River of fire, river of water : an introduction to the Pure Land tradition of Shin Buddhism, Taitetsu Unno

Label
River of fire, river of water : an introduction to the Pure Land tradition of Shin Buddhism
Title
River of fire, river of water
Title remainder
an introduction to the Pure Land tradition of Shin Buddhism
Statement of responsibility
Taitetsu Unno
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Pure Land tradition dates back to the sixth century c.e., when Buddhism was first introduced in Japan. Unlike Zen, its counterpart which flourished in remote monasteries, the Pure Land tradition was the form of Buddhism practiced by common people. Consequently, its practice is harmonious with the workings of daily life, making it easily adaptable for seekers today. Despite the difference in method, though, the goal of Pure Land is the same as other schools--the awakening of the true self
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
294.3/926
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BQ8718.5
LC item number
.U66 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
River of fire, river of water : an introduction to the Pure Land tradition of Shin Buddhism, Taitetsu Unno
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random041/97045499.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The historical legacy -- The color gold -- The spirit of the valley -- Home composting -- Primal vow -- Nembutsu: The name-that-calls -- Other power -- Self-power -- The quest -- Unhindered light -- Faith as true entrusting -- Awakening -- Transformation -- Two kinds of compassion -- Conspiracy of good -- Attainment without a teacher -- Humility -- Arrogance -- True disciple of Buddha -- Myokonin -- Lotus blooms in fire -- Ocean of the primal vow -- One bright pearl -- The cry of Cicadas -- As is: Sono-Mama -- Duality -- Nonduality -- Interdependence -- Self as dynamic flow -- All is a circle -- Know thyself -- Hell is my only home -- The world of dew -- Unrepeatable life -- My grandmother -- The pure land -- When a person dies -- House or home -- True and real life -- Buddha-nature -- Mother Teresa and Hitler -- The single thread
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvii, 244 pages
Isbn
9780385485111
Lccn
97045499
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)37806282
Label
River of fire, river of water : an introduction to the Pure Land tradition of Shin Buddhism, Taitetsu Unno
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random041/97045499.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The historical legacy -- The color gold -- The spirit of the valley -- Home composting -- Primal vow -- Nembutsu: The name-that-calls -- Other power -- Self-power -- The quest -- Unhindered light -- Faith as true entrusting -- Awakening -- Transformation -- Two kinds of compassion -- Conspiracy of good -- Attainment without a teacher -- Humility -- Arrogance -- True disciple of Buddha -- Myokonin -- Lotus blooms in fire -- Ocean of the primal vow -- One bright pearl -- The cry of Cicadas -- As is: Sono-Mama -- Duality -- Nonduality -- Interdependence -- Self as dynamic flow -- All is a circle -- Know thyself -- Hell is my only home -- The world of dew -- Unrepeatable life -- My grandmother -- The pure land -- When a person dies -- House or home -- True and real life -- Buddha-nature -- Mother Teresa and Hitler -- The single thread
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvii, 244 pages
Isbn
9780385485111
Lccn
97045499
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)37806282

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