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by plassma
Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Lotus Sutra Dharani
Replies: 14
Views: 4307

Re: Lotus Sutra Dharani

And yes, I also have been taught that NianFo is compatible with Chan/Zen. Yea, in China, there has been a "ch'an-pure land synthesis" since about the 11th century. Modern Chinese Buddhists largely do not discriminate between the two at at all. For this reason and a few others I think that Kaji's an...
by plassma
Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:25 am
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Paul Williams critique of Pure Land
Replies: 29
Views: 7013

Re: Paul Williams critique of Pure Land

I haven't posted on this board in a while but I just wanted to submit that I have ethical qualms about quoting something that someone said to you in a private conversation "off the record" in such a public setting. EDIT: Also wanted to say that Mr. G is correct: Paul Williams's work is very highly r...

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