Mark Unno looks at the rich history behind Pure Land Buddhism — the tradition based on the enlightened realm of Amida Buddha, the Buddha of Infinite Light.
We review “The Day The Buddha Woke Up,” by Andrea Miller. From the July 2018 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine.
We review “The Truth of This Life: Zen Teachings on Loving the World as It Is” by Katherine Thanas.
We review “I Wanna Be Well: How a Punk Found Peace and You Can Too” by Miguel Chen with Rod Meade Sperry.
We review “Holy Rascals: Advice for Spiritual Revolutionaries” by Rami Shapiro.
We review “Aging with Wisdom: Reflections, Stories & Teachings” by Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle.
We review “Divine Gardens” by Mayumi Oda and The San Francisco Zen Center.
We review “Long Strange Journey: On Modern Zen, Zen Art, and Other Predicaments” by Gregory P. A. Levine.
We review ‘Zen Camera: Creative Awakening with a Daily Practice in Photography” by David Ulrich.
We review “The Pure Joy of Being: An Illustrated Introduction to the Story of the Buddha and the Practice of Meditation” by Fabrice Midal.