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The Modern Tradition

Melissa Anne-Marie Curley

in Pure Land, Real World: Modern Buddhism, Japanese Leftists, and the Utopian Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824857752
eISBN:
9780824873653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824857752.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Abbot Kōnyo’s pastoral letter of 1871 codifies an understanding of the Pure Land as a transcendent realm, attainable only after death, and of faith as a private matter of the heart. This ... More


Demythologizing Pure Land Buddhism: Yasuda Rijin and the Shin Buddhist Tradition

Paul B. Watt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824856328
eISBN:
9780824869038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856328.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The True Pure Land sect of Japanese Buddhism, or Shin Buddhism, grew out of the teachings of Shinran (1173–1262), a Tendai-trained monk. Shinran held that even those unable to fulfill the ... More


Writings from the Kōbō Years (1930–1933)

Paul B. Watt

in Demythologizing Pure Land Buddhism: Yasuda Rijin and the Shin Buddhist Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824856328
eISBN:
9780824869038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856328.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter explores Yasuda's writings from the formation of the Kōbō Academy for Advancing the Dharma in 1930. The repression of Kaneko's and Soga's views in the late 1920s caused the founding ... More


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