885Re: [shinlist] Re: Books on Pureland History?
- Feb 7, 2004In a message dated 2/6/04 10:02:19 PM, dragonwriter2@... writes:
<< Hi Richard & Robert,
Thankingyou kindly for your suggestions and links (excellent:). Was
unaware of Mr. Inagaki's website, what a wonderful resource.
I see that Windhorse has a copy of the Three Pure Land Sutras: the
large sutra on Amitayus, the sutra on contemplation of Amitayus, and
the smaller sutra on Amitayus in stock. Being from West Australia I
think this is the best way to go.
Are their any documenatries (in english) on Jodo Shinshu in
Simon L >>
Yes, there is a good series in VHS about Shinran, in 6 volumes. I was able to
borrow copies from Shinrankai in Los Angeles. They are in Japanese with
English subcaptions. There is also a VHS dramatization (in English) of the
Meditation Sutra story of Ajatasatru's murder of King Bimbisara and Vaidehi's
discovery of the Pure Land - the title of the video is THE OSHA CASTLE TRAGEDY and it
is also avaliable by loan from Shinrankai (full name, Jodoshinshu Shinrankai,
a modern-day sect of Shin Buddhism, though some people have likened it to a
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