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Pure Land Buddhism

Pure Land is one of the most popular schools of Mahayana Buddhism in East Asia today. Pure Land Buddhism offers a devotional practice for people who choose not to spend their lives in monasteries.

Pure Land Buddhism
Pure Land grew from a small group of Chinese monks to become the most popular school of Buddhism in China and Japan.

Jodo Shinshu in North America
A brief history of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism in Hawaii and North America.


Pure Lands
The Pure Lands of Buddhism are understood many ways. Their "location" is iconographic rather than geographic. They may be a state of mind rather than a place.

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