Is this how you feel? December 4, 2007Posted by Philip Ryan in General, Pure Land.
This cartoon from our friend Roberto Guerra more or less sums it up:
And here’s a short clip of some beautiful chanting from the annual 24 Hour Nembutsu of the Amida Trust, from Pure Land Etchings. Here’s a brief “Theory of Nembutsu” if you’d like to know more. The term roughly means Buddha in Mind, or Mindfulness of the Buddha, and derives, I think, from the Sanskrit Namo Amitabha Buddha. Comments clarifying this would be most welcome!
– Philip Ryan, Web Editor