- first read this short introduction - Some General Notions of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism,
especially recommended to beginners 
- also, you may check this Suggested order of reading my books and texts

NEW! The Meaning of Faith and Nembutsu in Jodo Shinshu Buddhism

This book is, as the title shows, an attempt to explain the meaning of faith and Nembutsu in accordance with the teaching of our school. It contains a very detailed explanation of the Primal Vow of Amida Buddha, sentence by sentence, word by word, and other important teachings and explanations related with faith (shinjin) and nembutsu (the saying of the Name of Amida Buddha). 

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Printed edition is not available for the moment.

NEW! The Four Profound Thoughts which Turn The Mind Towards Amida Dharma 

This book offers a detailed explanation and deep contemplation on the basic Buddhist teachings of 1) the preciousness of human birth, 2) impermanence and death, 3) karma, and 4) the suffering of the various samsaric states of existence (including bardo), all in relation with Amida Buddha's undiscriminative salvation.    

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Click here for the audio version on my youtube channel
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Printed edition is not available for the moment.

The True Teaching on Amida Buddha and His Pure Land

The Dharma is the supreme medicine given by the Buddha, the supreme Doctor, and in receiving it we must have the attitude of humble patients whose health and salvation depend totally upon the Doctor’s prescription and proper administration of the medicine. If we are priests or teachers we simply cannot be careless with people’s salvation from birth and death, just like a good pharmacist does not give poison to those who come to him looking for the medicine prescribed by their doctor.
As long as we ourselves are not Doctors (Enlighted beings/Buddhas) we should also not change the Medicine (the Dharma), but instead act as the good pharmacist and give to others exactly what the Doctor has prescribed. Trully, Amida Dharma is not our property and in dealing with it, we should act only as transmitters, not creators of the teaching. This is exactly what I am trying to do in this book – to show the true teaching about Amida Buddha and His Pure Land, while also counteracting some of the most spread wrong views of our time. 

The 48 Vows of Amida Buddha

In the moment Dharmakara became Amida Buddha, his 48 vows and his Pure Land became real and effective methods for the salvation of sentient beings. This book is my personal attempt to provide easy to understand explanations on the vows so that people can live in accordance with them and acquire the true and real  salvation from birth and death.

The Path of Acceptance - Commentary on Tannisho

This book is an adaptation of my Dharma talks on the sacred text of Tannisho – Notes on Lamenting Divergences, given  at Tariki Dojo Craiova during the usual days of practice. Each chapter is explained in easy to   understand terms so that to be accesible to beginers and the general public. 

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