Classic and Contemporary Buddhist Works

Heart of the Shin Buddhist Path - Praise

A Life of Awakening

“Professor Shigaraki ties the doctrine and practice of True Pure Land Buddhism to the broader Mahayana Buddhist tradition, thereby creating a book that will be of interest both to Buddhist practitioners of all denominations and scholars of modern Japanese Buddhism.”—Richard M. Jaffe, Duke University

“Offers a significant perspective for the expanding interfaith dialogue between Buddhism and the diverse world of contemporary spiritual movements.”—Alfred Bloom, emeritus Professor, University of Hawaii

“The most stimulating book on Pure Land Buddhism I have seen in several years.”—Jundo Gregory Gibbs, author of Becoming Buddhist, Becoming Buddhas, Liberating All Beings