The Way of Jodo Shinshu
Reflections on the Hymns of Shinran Shonin

About The Way of Jodo Shinshu

This web site (formerly Notes on the Nembutsu) commenced its life some twenty years ago as a series of essays exploring the hymns of Shinran (1673-1263).

The hymns of Shinran give a full account of the way of Jodo Shinshu and are sung at daily observances. Sometimes they are used to provide the theme of dharma talks or lectures, as they are for the essays here.

During 2020 all of the content of this web-site will be reviewed, especially with a view to correcting any ill-considered representations of the teaching.

George Gatenby

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