“Your suffering is my suffering and your happiness is my happiness,” said Buddha, and, just as a mother always loves her child, he does not forget that spirit even for a single moment, for it is the nature of Buddhahood to be compassionate.”
“The Teaching of Buddha” P.15
Fri-Sun, 27-29 Nov 2020｜Starting Fri, 27 Nov, 2:00 pm
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Rev. Kiyonobu KUWAHARA 桑原浄信先生 (Office Manager, Jodo Shinshu International Office; Supervising Minister, Berkeley Buddhist Tempel)
“The Light to Change”
Admission to the lectures is free. Please register by email to nottelmann_AT_eko-haus.de
In our everyday life, we can see things thanks to the light. In the same way, we need a spiritual light in order to truly see ourselves. In Buddhism, Buddha's wisdom is compared to light. The light of wisdom shows us who we truly are and how we actually live everyday life by illuminating the darkness of our ignorance. As we become aware of the reality of our existence, our ways of life are also changed with the guidance of Buddha's light. Among many Buddhas, Amida is described as the Buddha of Light. In this seminar, we will explore how Amida Buddha's Light embraces and changes us based on the teaching of Master Shinran (1173-1263), the founder of Jōdo Shinshū Buddhism.
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