I Am Buddhist (jodo Shinshu)

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    Zen Dropout

    One day as a muddling-through Zen "practitioner," I asked myself the question:  "Is Shinran Shonin talking about me?" and the rest is history.  Is there anyone else out there? - Asmara777
    asmara777 asmara777
    70+, F
    Feb 14, 2010

    When I first went to my old temple the first

    thing that my teacher told me, in a heavy japanese accent " listen Jodo shinshu is buddhism for screw ups... you are human you will make mistakes but even though humans have this fault we CAN and you CAN reach enlightenment " sadly where I live now is all Zen buddhists so I...
    SystemK SystemK
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 9, 2015
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