Wednesday, September 16, 2015
A collection of passages on the true meaning of birth in the Pure Land of Amida Buddha
birth in thePure Land of Amida Buddha, and explain it in terms that are alien to our school, like being “here and now”, or in our mind, etc, thus denying its actual existence as an Enlightened place and of birth there after death.
The collection of passages from the sacred texts that I am going to present to you in the posts bellow proves the falsity of such claims and helps us understand the true teaching on birth in the
. They do not recquire special explanations as
they are not hard to understand. Pure Land
To make the lecture easier to follow, I divided the passages in three categories:
2) Passages who show that birth in the Pure Land takes placeafter death and it means the attainment of Nirvana (Enlightenment/Buddhahood),
3) Passages who show the enlightened qualities of those bornin the Pure Land of Amida, and which can’t be found in the “here and now”samsaric bodies and minds of unenlightened followers.
Please also refer to some of my articles on this topic: