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Bodhisattva Nagarjuna (c.150 - 250)
Major works:
Chapter on the Easy Path (1 fascicle),
The Twelve Rites (1 fascicle)

 

Bodhisattva Vasubandhu (c.329 - 400)
Major works:
Treatise on Rebirth in the Pure Land (1 fascicle)

 

Master Tanluan (476 - 542)
Major works:
Commentary on the Treatise on Rebirth in the Pure Land (2 fascicles)
Gatha in Praise of Amitabha Buddha (1 fascicle)

 

Master Daochuo (562 - 645)
Major works:
Collection on the Land of Peace and Joy (2 fascicles)

 

Master Shandao (613 - 681)
Major works:
Commentary on the Contemplation Sutra (4 fascicles)
Dharma School of Contemplation and Recitation (1 fascicle)
In Praise of Dharma Practices (2 fascicles)
In Praise of the Rite of Rebirth (1 fascicle)
In Praise of Pratyutpanna (“in the presence of the Buddhas”) (1 fascicle)

 

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Characteristics

Characteristics

  • Recitation of Amitabha’s name, relying on his Fundamental Vow (the 18th)
  • Rebirth of ordinary beings in the Pure Land’s Realm of Rewards
  • Rebirth assured in the present lifetime
  • Non-retrogression achieved in this lifetime
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Guiding Principles

Faith in, and acceptance of, Amitabha’s deliverance
Single-minded recitation of Amitabha’s name
Aspiration to rebirth in Amitabha’s Pure Land
Comprehensive deliverance of all sentient beings