Shin Dharma Net - The purpose and mission of this website
is to share information concerning the Shin Buddhist tradition
and Pure Land Buddhism as it is presently practiced and interpreted
by Shin communities in the West and Japan.
Amida Trust - Non-profit humanitarian organization established
in the United Kingdom and based on Buddhist principles.
Amitabha Pureland Web - Site by an Australian group. Site
has introduction to Buddhism and Pure Land Buddhism, buddha
name recitation, extracts from Pure Land sutras and quotes.
Details of Associations in Australia and worldwide learning
Buddhist Association of the United States - Chinese Pure
Land Buddhist Organization.
Buddhist Churches of Canada - Official site of the Buddhist
Churches of Canada
Buddhist Faith Fellowship of Connecticut - Provides a caring,
spiritual and open environment with Dharma-services, book discussion
groups and outreach. Inspired by Shinran, we practice prayer,
deep listening, mindfulness and the precepts.
Collected works of Shinran Shonin - Collected works of Shinran
Shonin on the web!
DharmaNet's Shin Buddhist InfoWeb - Online Buddhist Centers &
Information in the Jodo Shinshu/Pure Land Traditions
Dragon's Gate Temple - Buddhism for the Buddhist who doesn't
have access to a local Temple.
Hongaku Jodo Pure Land Buddhist Association - Book store
site, meditation, Master Po pages, history, links, and comments.
IABC (International Association of Buddhist Culture) - International
Association of Buddhist Culture - News, Activities and Publications
Institute of Buddhist Studies - IBS offers a systematic
educational program specializing in Contemporary Shin Buddhist
Studies and culminating in a fully accredited Master of Arts
degree which is jointly administered with the GTU. On-Line Reading
Introduction to Pureland - By J.C. Cleary. Reprinted from
Pure Land Pure Mind Published by the Sutra Translation Committee
of the U.S. and Canada.
Jodo-Shinshu Buddhism, Dharma for the Modern Age - The Nembutsu
is Shakyamuni Buddha's teaching of Liberation from Samsara through
refuge in Amida Buddha in the Age of Declining Dharma.
Mahayana Pure Land - A clever personal site with lots of
basic Mahayana Buddhist information.
Notes on the Nembutsu - Essays on Pure Land Buddhism, based
around the Wasan (poems) of Shinran Shonin.
Pure Land and South Florida Buddhist Resources - This site
is dedicated to Jodo Shu, Pure Land Buddhism, as taught by Honen
Pure Land Buddhism: The Path of Serene Trust - Key concepts
and origin of Pure Land Buddhism.
Pure Land Buddhism WWW Virtual Library - The Internet Guide
to Pure Land (Jingtu, Jodo, Shinshu) Online Resources.
Ryukoku University Homepage (English) - Ryukoku University
was founded as a boarding school in 1639 by the Hongwanji Buddhist
denomination. Today the university has seven faculties, a Junior
College and six graduate schools, distributed among two campuses
in the city of Kyoto and one in nearby Shiga Prefecture. Among
the approximately 18,000 students there are about 250 foreign
students from many countries around the world.
Shin Buddhism in Modern Culture - Al Bloom's self-study
course for exploring Shin Buddhism.
The True Pure Land School - Resources on Jodo-Shinshu, by
Rev. Jerome Ducor.
The Ultimacy of Jodo Shinshu: Shinran's Response to Tendai
- By Alfred Bloom as published in The Pure Land.
What is Buddhism - Teachings of Chin Kung, Hwa Dzan Pure
Land Learning Center, Taiwan. Large list of discourses.
Chats and Forums
Amida (Yahoo! Groups) - Yahoo Group for Shin/Pure Land Buddhists
Jodo Ring Homepage - WebRing dedicated to Pure Land Buddhism
Shin Buddhism UK (Yahoo! Groups) - This forum aims to provide
a place for Shin Buddhists in the UK to correspond easily and
for newcomers to learn about this most excellent dharma gate.
Members from other countries are also welcome.
Shinlist (Yahoo! Groups) - A Shin Buddhism e-mailgroup.
General discussion of Shin, or "Jodo Shinshu" (Pureland True-School),
Buddhism, and its relevance to everyday life.
Shinshu Forum (Yahoo! Groups) - Home Page of the Shinshu
Forum E-Mail Group.
Sukhavati (Yahoo! Groups) - A Pureland Buddhism group. General
discussion of Sukhavati, or "Pure Land", Buddhism, and its relevance
to everyday life. What the Buddha taught about Amitabha, his
Western Pureland, and the Sukhavati Sutras. Topics including
faith, vows, and practice, and the practice of Buddha Recitation
are especially encouraged. Also welcome are all questions.
Article by Ken O'Neill - "...Recorded information on myokonin
emphasizes both gratitude and the "come as you are" calling
Chapter 10 - Myokonin - Based on the Inaugural Lecture for
the Numata Chair at Leiden University, The Netherlands on April
Seattle Betsuin's Pamphlet Inventory - Found in the Myokonin,
Six Aspects, and I Love You - Amida Buddha Pamphlets
Amitabha Sadhana - Instructions on the Amitabha Sadhana.
The Amitabha Sutra - Translated into Chinese by Tripitaka
Master Kumarajiva Translated from Chinese into English by J.C.
The Buddha's expounding of the Amitabha Sutra! - Dragon
Flower Ch'an Temple translation
The Collected Works of Shinran - Online publication of the
translated complete works of Shinran Shonin (1173-1262), founder
of Jodo-Shinshu or True Pure Land School of Buddhism.
The Larger Sukhavati-Vyuha - The Larger Sukhavati-Vyuha.
Description of Sukhavati, The Land of Bliss.
Smaller Sukhavativyuha Sutra - Smaller Sukhavativyuha Sutra.
Translated from the Chinese Version of Kumarajiva by Nishu Utsuki.
Sukhavativyuha Sutra - The Sutra on the Buddha of Eternal
Life. Translated from the Sanskrit by F. Max Mueller edited
by Richard St. Clair.
The Sutra of Contemplation on Buddha Amitayus - This English
translation by J. Takakusu published originally as vol. XLIX
of The Sacred Books of the East series (Oxford, 1894, public
domain) has been edited for ease of reading and comprehension
by modern readers.
The Sutra of Visualization of the Buddha of Infinite Life
- This Sutra played a central role in the emergence of Pure
Land Buddhism as a major Buddhist school.
Hongwanji Buddhist Mission of Australia - Hongwanji Buddhist
Mission of Australia
Buddhist Churches of Canada Church Directory - List of all
temples of the Buddhist Church of Canada
Calgary: Avatamsaka Buddhist Monastery - Member of the Dharma
Realm Buddhist Association, which has a mixed practice of Pure
Land and Zen.
Calgary Buddhist Temple - Temple for the study and practice
of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism.
Lethbridge Honpa Buddhist Temple - Offers weekly services.
Manitoba Buddhist Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - The
Manitoba Buddhist Church has its origins in the events surrounding
the contentious evacuation of the Japanese-Canadians during
World War II.
Interactive Honganji Temple
Tsukiji Hongwanji Temple, Tokyo
Amitabha Buddhist Society - With list of facilities, activities,
location map, teachings, and information on how to donate.
Shin Buddhism UK - E-group providing a place for Shin Buddhists
in the UK to correspond easily.
Berkeley Buddhist Temple - Offers temple news and history,
calendar of events, location directions and links.
Buddhist Church of San Francisco - Features history, description
of temple and service times.
Enmanji Buddhist Temple - Located in Sebastopol. Offers
online newsletters, history, service schedule, events calendar
and detailed description of Buddhism.
The Living Dharma - Home page of the West Covina Buddhist
Orange County Buddhist Church - Orange County Buddhist Church's
new web site. OCBC practices Jodo-Shisho Buddhism in Anaheim
California. Religious, social and athletic activities for adults,
children, singles or families.
San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin - Includes events calendar,
service schedule, membership information and monthly presidents
Santa Clara: Morgan Hill Buddhist Community Center - Satellite
temple of the San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin, which is a temple
of the Jodo Shinshu Nishi Hongwanji tradition of Buddhism.
Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Home Page - Provides history,
events calendar, photo album, games and puzzles, and links.
Vista Buddhist Temple - Includes location map, service timetable,
membership information, publications and newsletters, and guest
Aiea Hongwanji Mission
Buddhist temples on the Big Island of Hawaii - Hongwanji
Buddhist temples located in the northern part of the Big Island
Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii - Headquarters for Pure
Land Buddhism in Hawaii.
Kamuela Hongwanji - Kamuela Hongwanji - A Jodo Shinshu Temple
Kohala Hongwanji - Kohala Hongwanji - A Jodo Shinshu Temple
Milinani Hongwanji Temple
Wailuku Hongwanji Mission Online - Wailuku Hongwanji Mission
Online is Wailuku Hongwanji Mission's home on the internet.
Established in 1898, Wailuku Hongwanji has flourished over the
years. Jr. YBA, Boy Scouts Troop 40, and the Wailuku Rosealani's
4-H Club are just some of the organizations supported by this
Seattle Buddhist Temple - The Seattle Betsuin is one of
the few temples of the Jodo Shinshu Tradition in the United
States that has a full temple compound including the main temple
building, statue of Shinran Shonin, Bonsho (large bell), nokotsu-do
(columbarium), and auditorium.
Tacoma Buddhist Temple - On the history of the temple, American
Buddhism, Shin Buddhism and the minister.
White River Buddhist Temple - Information on services, groups,
and sponsored activities.
Young Buddhist Associations
BCSF's Jr. YBA Homepage - Buddhist Church of San Francisco's
jr. YBA is open to all high school students who want to incorporate
buddhism in their lives in a fun and helpful way.
CA: San Jose - A religious and social organization for local
college age Jodo Shinshu Buddhists