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    DescriptionThe Pureland schools are the largest Buddhist denominations in Japan, and yet this approach to Buddhism is hardly known in the West. Pureland centres on our relationship with Amida Buddha, the embodiment of measureless love, light and life. It offers a fresh view of spirituality, recognising us in our mundane lives, whilst lifting us into relationship with the eternal. As ordinary people, we cannot fathom our own depths nor can we know the immensity of the universe. We can but stand in awe and reach out to what we intuitively know to be beyond the small orbit of our lives. Pureland is a path of simplicity and beauty, poetry and nature. It is the path of faith.

    • Publisher: O Books
    • Published: 01 September 2007
    • Format: Paperback 304 pages
    • See: Full bibliographic data
    • Categories: Buddhism
    • ISBN 13: 9781846940521 ISBN 10: 1846940524
    • Sales rank: 1,411,435

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    Title
    The Other Buddhism
    Subtitle
    Amida Comes West
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Caroline Brazier
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781846940521
    ISBN 10: 1846940524
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: HRE
    LC classification: BL
    Libri: I-RS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25470
    BISAC V2.8: REL007000
    DC22: 294.3
    B&T Approval Code: A13322400
    DC22: 294.3926
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: QRF
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    John Hunt Publishing
    Imprint name
    O Books
    Publication date
    01 September 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New Alresford
    Author Information
    Caroline Brazier is a practicing psychotherapist , a senior ordained member of the Amida Order, a Pureland Buddhist community and a founder of Amida Trust. Caroline is also the author of Buddhist Psychology (Constable Robinson).
    Review quote
    In this profound work, Caroline Brazier looks at the apparent opposites of Pure Land Buddhism and psychotherapeutic practice in a deep and unifying manner. Leading us gently but firmly, she shows how the Other-power - which is the essence of the Pure Land (Jodo) Path - can be a vital factor in a full restoration of the harmony of self. The result is not only an essential book for Buddhists, for students of religion, and for therapists of all schools, but for anyone who seeks an improved ability to cope with the stresses of our everyday world. Jim Pym, editor of Pure Land Notes, and author of You Dont Have to Sit on the Floor.