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Universal teachings for everyday living.

Translations by Rev. Gyomay M. Kubose

THE FUNDAMENTAL SPIRIT OF BUDDHISM by Haya Akegarasu (Rev. G.M. Kubose’s teacher). Translated from Japanese by Rev. Kubose; gives an idea of Rev. Akegarasu’s life (1877-1954) and teachings. 1977; 87 pages. $8.00

TAN BUTSU GE (Translation and commentary).

This sutra tells the story of Dharmakara who became Amitabha, the Buddha of Infinite Light. 1976 (Second Printing, 1991); 56 pages. $7.00.

Recommended Books

COFFINMAN

by Shinmon Aoki.

This diary of a mortician invites the reader into the fascinating world of Buddhist Spirituality which sees the extraordinary in things ordinary, mundane, and even repugnant. 142 pages.  $14.95

HEART OF THE GREAT WISDOM SUTRA

(Translation and commentary). This sutra deals with the teachings of non-self and nothingness. 1975 (Second Printing, 1991); 35 pages. $6.00

RIVER OF FIRE, RIVER OF WATER

by Taitetsu Unno. Introduces the Pure Land tradition of Shin Buddhism using personal anecdotes, stories, and poetry. This practice is harmonious with daily life, making it easily adaptable for seekers today. 209 pages. $19.00.

 

Discovering Buddhism In Everyday Life
by Marvin Harada.  
Over 40 Buddhist essays selected from past monthly newsletters commemorate the author's 25 years of ministry at the Orange County Buddhist Church. 2011: 128 pages. $10.00

BUDDHISM: PATH OF ENLIGHTENMENT

An introduction to basic Buddhism in a simple, concise manner. The teachings are superimposed on beautiful photographs of nature scenes such as water ponds, rock gardens, and bamboo groves. (Second Printing); 20 pages, full color pamphlet. $5.00.