Is the Pure Land path a legitimate one?
Why or Why Not?
ccook70 wrote:"Legitimate" Meaning is it the truth as taught originally by Siddhartha Gautama.
I ask this question, by the way, because I want to ordain at Wat Pah Nanachat, but I'm also considering practicing Pure Land as a layman.
ccook70 wrote:I ask this question, by the way, because I want to ordain at Wat Pah Nanachat, but I'm also considering practicing Pure Land as a layman.
ccook70 wrote:Why slow down?
Are you teasing?
ccook70 wrote:People stop teasing me I'm serious.
ccook70 wrote:Sorry if that question was naive.
Anyway, I've decided I'd like to become a Monk at Wat Pah Nanachat.
Does anyone have any helpful advice for me?
Zom wrote:No. Because there is no omnipresent Buddha Amitabha, who hears your prayers and invites you to be reborn in pure-land-buddha-heaven. End of story
David N. Snyder wrote: but how about a deva hearing some prayers and inviting people to his deva realm, perhaps nimmanarati-devas or paranimmita-vasavatti devas? Could that be possible?
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