In the sacred Buddhist texts of China, the Sutra of Buddha of Infinite Life relates Amitabha Buddha. On a certain occasion, Sakyamuni Buddha (the Buddha of our present age) was on Vulture Peak, surrounded by his disciples. Ananda, the Buddha's personal attendant, noticed the radiant beauty of the Buddha and inquired what was the Buddha's joy. Sakyamuni relates the following story: In an infinite time in the past, Bhiksu Dharmakara observed the misery of all sentient beings, and … [Read More...]
by Dr. J.C. Cleary Buddhism has evolved many, many forms during its long history. Codes of conduct, guidelines for communal life, rituals, meditative practices, modes of teaching, images, fables and philosophies have varied greatly over time and place. According to the fundamental Buddhist principle of skill-in-means, this multiformity is natural and proper, a necessary response to the great variety of circumstances in which Buddhism has been propagated. Skill-in-means requires that the … [Read More...]
Recently, I got back into the fitness training and it was good. I have neglected my fitness for … [Read More...]
I have started copying the translation of the Infinite Life Sutra. I could not find this particular … [Read More...]
Amitabha's body is the colour of gold. The splendor of hallmarks has no peer. The light of his brow … [Read More...]
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