Notes on the Nembutsu
Reflections on the wasan of Shinran

Koso Wasan

Nargarjuna Bodhisattva

1: Our Teacher
2: The Middle Way
3: On Joy
4: Sailing
5: The Telling
6: Devotion
7: Who is Amida Buddha?
8: The Supreme King
9: On Wasting Time
10: The Pure Land Way

Vasubandhu Bodhisattva

11: Brothers
12: Jodo Ron
13: Meeting the Primal Vow
14: The Meaning of 'Other Power'
15: Visions of Peace
16: The Mind that is Single
17: Aspiration to become Buddha
18: Parinama
19: Vajra Citta
20: Supreme Nirvana

Master T'an-luan

21: Master T'an-luan
22: Enter! 'The Common People'
23: Enter! The Privileged and Powerful
24: Knowing our Limitations
25: The Way of One Alone
26: A Short Life
27: The Silk Road
28: Bodhiruci
29: Wondrous, Auspicious Occurrences
30: The Splendid Place
31: The Asura's Harp
32: Samsara and Nirvana
33: The Inconceivabilities
34: Hearing the Light
35: True Compassion
36: Realms of Illusion
37: Sarana
38: Ignorance
39: Ice and Water
40: The Question of 'Licensed Evil'
41: The Light of Asia
42: Kleshas
43: How to Become a Buddha
44: The Three Modes of Action
45: Nembutsu Shinjin
46: Vertical Distinctions
47: Adoring the Light
48: Sincerity
49: Constancy
50: On Belief
51: Things That Come to Mind
52: Reality
53: Greeting the Dawn
54: The Legacy of T'an-luan

Master Tao-ch'o

55: Sorrow and the Mists of Time
56: The World of No Buddha
57: The Path of Sages
58: Master Tao-ch'o
59: No Longer Second Best
60: Outsiders
61: Accepting the Gift

Master Shan-tao

62: Master Shan-tao
63: The Road Goes Ever On and On
64: The Status of Women
65: Many Options: A Single Choice
66: On Communication
67: The Enlightenment and the Awakened One
68: Breaking Fever
69: Living in Samsara
70: Hearing without Sutras
71: Sources of Power
72: Forgetting Mt Everest
73: The Ridgepole is Broken
74: Compassion's Parents
75: Repentance
76: The Pure Land of Naturalness
77: Settled Shinjin
78: Transcending Avidya
79: True Disciples of the Buddha
80: Myokonin
81: Meditation
82: No Need to Worry
83: Conflict
84: Icchantikas
85: Censure
86: The Universal Vow
87: Shakyamuni's Intent

Master Genshin

88: Darkness and Light
89: No Choice
90: Vulture Peak
91: Trapped in 'Paradise'
92: Genshin's Admonition
93: Popularity and Truth
94: An Invitation
95: Openness
96: Gegi
97: Anchored in the Depths

Genku (Honen) Shonin

98: Shinran and His Teachers
99: The Wisdom Light
100: Isolated Islands
101: Living in Vain
102: Growth
103: Vinaya
104: Cultic Buddhism
105: Lay Wisdom
106: The Sage
107: The Scholars
108: The Key
109: The True Teacher
110: The Way of Inclusion
111: Persistence
112: Dhuta
113: Jataka
114: Seasons
115: Raigo
116: Darkness Falls
117: The Journey Ends
118: Hidden Virtue
119: Eko

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