The Heart Sutra: An Oral Teaching

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Arousal of the sexual energy is preferably done by just visualising a consort. These pure qualities of course will lead you to a higher level of meditation. Candor and honesty are considered embarrassing and counter-productive; pay attention to what is not said. Master Shinran was completely clear and unambiguous about the true reality of Amida and His Pure Land, for he devoted an entire chapter (Chapter 5) of his KyoGyoShinSho to "TRUE BUDDHA AND LAND."

Pages: 127

Publisher: Snow Lion (September 26, 2003)

ISBN: 1559392010

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