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Pure Land Buddhism in Tendai?

Can the stages before the ten faiths be, according to Tendai Buddhism, fulfilled by the Nembutsu? So that e.g. the second of the five grades be reciting the Nembutsu only; the third of the five ...
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Please Recommend Pure Land / Other Power Buddhism Books

I have gradually become a Pure Land Buddhist. I chant as I cycle. But I would also like to read, in English or Japanese. Recently I read the book below (Not generally available I am afraid) and it ...
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Do you need to be taught the nembutsu? Are some personalities better suited to it?

Do you need to be taught the nembutsu? Are some personalities better suited to it? Nianfo (Chinese: 念佛; pinyin: niànfó 念仏 (ねんぶつ? nenbutsu) Hangul: 염불; RR: yeombul Vietnamese: niệm Phật) is a term ...