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

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

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

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

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

2012 Ryukoku Lecture: True Teaching, Practice and Realization: 1 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 In Japanese with English

Karmic Mindfulness: Rethinking Morality in Contemporary Buddhism (audio only)

As a basic principle governing moral thinking, the Buddhist concept of karma is brilliant. With clarity and simplicity, it informs participants in Buddhist cultures that what becomes of them in life is dependent on the quality of their relations to

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

The History of the Shin Buddhist Tradition (part six of six-audio)

The History of the Shin Buddhist Tradition (part six of six – audio) by Professor Atsushi Hirata, Department of History, RyÅ«koku University, Kyoto, Japan. In Japanese with live English translation. This is a six part series covering the 2011 RyÅ«koku

The History of the Shin Buddhist Tradition (part five of six-audio)

The History of the Shin Buddhist Tradition (part five of six – audio) by Professor Atsushi Hirata, Department of History, RyÅ«koku University, Kyoto, Japan. In Japanese with live English translation. This is a six part series covering the 2011 RyÅ«koku