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Perfect freedom in Buddhism

Shinran

Perfect freedom in Buddhism

an exposition of the words of Shinran, founder of the Shin Sect, the largest Buddhist school in Japan. Translated by Shinji Takuwa.

by Shinran

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Published by The Hokuseido Press in Tokyo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsTakuwa, Shinji, 1915-,
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1442 S52 T313
The Physical Object
Pagination183p.
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18784979M

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You catch your first glimmer of it as a range of possibilities from which you can choose and as your. The fifth freedom: not being born as a long-life god. The fifth freedom is the freedom to practice Dharma through not being born as a long-life, or worldly, god.

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