Wednesday, September 14, 2022
We welcome you to join us via Zoom Meeting from the comfort and safety of your own home on Wednesday, June 8 for this free Dharma Study Class.
6:00 p.m. Shōshinge Sōfu Chanting
Chanting Shōshinge embodies the heart of daily Nembutsu practice in Jodo Shinshu Buddhism. Join us to experience the settled the mind through focused breathing and meditative listening.
7:00 p.m. Reading and Discussion
In this month’s session we will continue our study of the Chinese Pure Land Master Tanluan, whose commentary on the treatise of Bodhisattva Vasubandhu clarifies that our attainment of awakening and our guiding of others to awakening are both possible not through our own efforts, but by relying on Amida Buddha’s compassionate vow.
In his commentary on the treatise of Bodhisattva Vasubandhu,
He shows that the cause and attainment of birth in the fulfilled land lie in the Vow.
Our going and returning, directed to us by Amida, come about through Other Power;
The truly decisive cause is shinjin.