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

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

13 On Steadfast Holding to the Name

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

Kakunyo Shōnin
Otani University

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This chapter analyses the translation of the short treatise known as the Shūjishō 執持抄 is a compilation by Kakunyo of Shinran’s sayings on Shin teaching. In the title, shūji has the literal meaning of “steadily holding to” or “holding on” while shō means “treatise.”

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Shōnin, Kakunyo. 13 On Steadfast Holding to the Name. Lay Buddhism and Spirituality - From Vimalakirti to the Nenbutsu Masters. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 231 - 240 Jul 2014. ISBN 9781908049155. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=22097. Date accessed: 14 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.22097. Jul 2014

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