Those who devote our minds and bodies to itinerant preaching of the Dharma help establish the indirect causes of birth in the Pure Land for others. We are protected by mindfulness of the Buddha and are able to achieve birth ourselves. […]
By our Noble Friend’s instruction, we have been sent out on the road to reach the unknown ultimate end. Since our bodies and lives are not our own, we entrust our departures and arrivals to sentient beings, and simply leave and return in response to others’ requests.