Translated from the Japanese by S. Yamabe & L. Adams Beck
Shinran Shonin was a Japanese Buddhist monk of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. He was the founder of the Jodo Shinshu school of Pure Land Buddhism.
Buddhist Psalms presents a concise introduction to Shinran’s teachings on Pure Land Buddhism. Shin Buddhism’s teachings focus on devotional practices, especially centering on Amitabha Buddha. This edition of the classic work is annotated to assist the reader in understanding the numerous Buddhist terms and references.