Lay Buddhism and Spirituality - From Vimalakirti to the Nenbutsu Masters - Michael Pye

Lay Buddhism and Spirituality - From Vimalakirti to the Nenbutsu Masters - Michael Pye

11 Ippen Shōnin and the Nenbutsu

Lay Buddhism and Spirituality - From Vimalakirti to the Nenbutsu Masters - Michael Pye

Yanagi Sōetsu
Otani University

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This chapter discusses the life of Ippen Shōnin (1239 1289), founder of the Ji Sect of Japanese Pure Land Buddhism, lived during the latter half of the Kamakura period, at a time when Dōgen (1200–1253) and Nichiren (1222–1282) were active, and Shinran (1173–1262), in ripe old age, was still living as well.

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Sōetsu, Yanagi. 11 Ippen Shōnin and the Nenbutsu. Lay Buddhism and Spirituality - From Vimalakirti to the Nenbutsu Masters. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 199 - 220 Jul 2014. ISBN 9781908049155. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=22095. Date accessed: 14 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.22095. Jul 2014

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