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Tibetan Buddhism and the Pure Land

There is a strong (and unfounded) belittling of Pure Land teachings and practice in the Western understanding of Tibetan Buddhism. Perhaps this is due to the dominant position of academics and nihilists in ‘western’ Buddhist circles, although there has been … Continue reading

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Three Views of the Pure Land

Just as different ordinary persons can have diverse experiences in the same physical location, different Dharma practitioners will perceive the Buddha’s field of activity (buddha-kshetra) in diverse ways.  Those who are fully enlightened or near-enlightened —the Buddhas and Great Bodhisattvas … Continue reading

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