The Amida Kyo - Story of Amida Buddha
There are Three Essential Pure Land Sutras that were delivered by Shakyamuni Buddha. Sensei Ulrich has adapted the Amida Kyo (Sutra of Amida Buddha) into a short story for easy reading and further study. (for download only)
This life is impermanent, flowing, interrelated, recycling, dangerous, beautiful, weak and strong, exciting, and boring. Like the snowflakes, we are fragile and beautiful, too. Nevertheless, as a Sangha we can be as formidable as the Snowflake Sangha piled high on our lawns.
The teachings of the Buddha usually start with the statement that to live is to suffer. Is this being too negative?