2012 Ryukoku Lecture: True Teaching, Practice and Realization: 6 of 6, audio

Spring 2012 Ryūkoku Lecture Series Presented by Professor Hisashi Tonouchi, Ryūkoku University True Teaching, Practice and Realization (Kyōgyōshinshō): its aim and the formation of Shinran’s Pure Land Teaching The Jōgen Suppression and Shinran’s admonition against self-power (continued) In Japanese with

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2012 Ryukoku Lecture: True Teaching, Practice and Realization: 5 of 6, audio

Spring 2012 Ryūkoku Lecture Series Presented by Professor Hisashi Tonouchi, Ryūkoku University True Teaching, Practice and Realization (Kyōgyōshinshō): its aim and the formation of Shinran’s Pure Land Teaching The Jōgen Suppression and Shinran’s admonition against self-power In Japanese with English

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2012 Ryukoku Lecture: True Teaching, Practice and Realization: 3 of 6, audio

Spring 2012 Ryūkoku Lecture Series Presented by Professor Hisashi Tonouchi, Ryūkoku University True Teaching, Practice and Realization (Kyōgyōshinshō): its aim and the formation of Shinran’s Pure Land Teaching Birth through the nembutsu: Shinran’s explications of practice and shinjin In Japanese

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2012 Ryukoku Lecture: True Teaching, Practice and Realization: 4 of 6, audio

Spring 2012 Ryūkoku Lecture Series Presented by Professor Hisashi Tonouchi, Ryūkoku University True Teaching, Practice and Realization (Kyōgyōshinshō): its aim and the formation of Shinran’s Pure Land Teaching Birth through the nembutsu: Shinran’s explications of practice and shinjin (continued) In

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2012 Ryukoku Lecture: True Teaching, Practice and Realization: 2 of 6, audio

Spring 2012 Ryūkoku Lecture Series Presented by Professor Hisashi Tonouchi, Ryūkoku University True Teaching, Practice and Realization (Kyōgyōshinshō): its aim and the formation of Shinran’s Pure Land Teaching Features and Critiques of Hōnen’s Pure Land Teaching (continued) In Japanese with

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Making Sense of the Blood Bowl Sutra: Gender, Pollution, and Salvation in Buddhist Sermons from Early Modern Japan

Sometime during the late fourteenth or early fifteenth century, several variants of an indigenous Chinese sutra known as the Xuepenjing 血盆経 (“Blood Bowl Sutra,” Jpns. Ketsubonkyō), were transmitted to Japan. Emphasizing the impurity of women’s reproductive blood, this short scripture teaches that women are

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