Category: Book

An Inspiration to Give Rise to the Bodhi Mind

Composed by the 11th patriarch of Chinese Pure Land school–Master Xing’an (1686-1734), when he experienced the sudden enlightenment and generated the great vows of enlightenment for all living beings. In this text, he repeatedly emphasizes the importance of generating the…

The Amitabha Sutra

The Amitabha Sutra is greatly influential in Chinese Buddhism. Its practice has been highly emphasized in traditional monasteries and modern Buddhist temples. It introduces the wondrous Western Pure Land of the Amitabha Buddha and highlights the importance to be reborn…

The Diamond Prajnaparamita Sutra

The Diamond Sutra is one of the most influential Mahayana Buddhism. It has been considered the essential object of devotion and study in Chan Buddhism. It explains the emptiness of all phenomena and the importance of liberating all living beings without attachment.…

The Short March to Wisdom

The Short March to Wisdom is an excellent tool for teaching Buddhist concepts and ethics to young adults.  Instead of heavy-handed moralizing, this book presents the reader with open-ended questions to help examine the deeper meaning behind each story, allowing readers…

The Sutra of Medicine Buddha

Medicine Buddha is the Buddha of healing in Chinese Buddhism, who is believed to cure all sufferings (both physical and mental) of living beings. The Medicine Buddha Sutra is commonly chanted and recited in Buddhist monasteries. And the Medicine Buddha’s…