Jodoshu Buddhist Community of Australia Inc

 

Jodo Shu Buddhist Denomination

Founder: Honen Shonin (Genku) (1133-1212)

Founding Year: 1175

Place: Kyoto, Japan

Doctrine: Belief in salvific power of Amida Buddha (skt. Amitabha, Amitayus)

Mantra: Nembutsu, recitation of Amida's name (namu amida butsu, 南無阿弥陀仏)

Sutras: The Three Pure Land Sutras, Sutra on the Buddha of Infinite Life, Sutra on Contemplation of Amitayus, Sutra on the Buddha Amitayus

Tradition: Mahayana, Pure Land School, Esoteric Buddhism

(For more information visit http://www.jodo.org/)

 

宗旨

名称:浄土宗

宗祖:法然上人(源空)(1133-1212)

開宗:承安五年(1175)

本尊:阿弥陀仏

教え:阿弥陀仏の平等のお慈悲を信じ、「南無阿弥陀仏」を称えて、人格を高め、社会のためにつくし、明るい安らかな毎日を送り、お浄土に生まれることを願う信仰です。

お経:お釈迦様がお説きになった「無量寿経」「観無量寿経」「阿弥陀経」の三部経をよりどころとします。

(For more information visit http://www.jodo.or.jp)

 

 

Jodoshu Mission in Australia

In June 2004, Jodo Shu established a mission in Brisbane. It is an association incorporated known as the Jodoshu Buddhist Community of Australia Inc.. The missionary is Reverend James Wilson (哲雄上人). He is available to answer enquiries concerning Jodo Shu Pure Land doctrines and history every Saturday morning from 10:00am.

Reverend Wilson is also available by appointment for consultation concerning funerals, commemorative services and personal matters.

Address: 35 McCormack Ave Ashgrove 4060

Telephone: (07) 3366 3300