BCA BOOKSTORE – If you need personal religious supplies like incense, Buddhist necklaces, meditation bracelets, Shin books, music, scrolls, and more, then, we recommend the BCA Bookstore. It is the largest Shin Buddhist (Jodo Shinshu) store/online store in North America. Click here to visit the BCA Bookstore.
Highly Recommended Shin Buddhist books that are available via BCA Bookstore or Amazon.
- Ocean: An Introduction to Jodo Shinshu in America by Dr Kenneth Tanaka
- River of Fire, River of Water by Taitetsu Unno
- Shin Buddhism: Bits of Rubble by Taitetsu Unno
- Dharma Breeze by Nobuo Haneda
- The Buddha of Infinite Light by DT Suzuki
- Buddhism of the Heart by Jeff Wilson
Below are links to fascinating Shin Buddhist articles from a wide variety of topics.
NEMBUTSU.INFO. This Australian web site offers an excellent introduction to Shin Buddhism. It covers the nature of Amida and the Pure Land, Shinjin, the Sacred Name (Nembustsu) and Shin’s history and views on meditation.
BUDDHISM TODAY: This on-line magazine provides a multitude of excellent articles dealing with human rights, ethics, environmental and political issues, economics, meditation, management, holy places, science, poetry and Buddhist teachings.
WHY BUDDHISM, WHY NOW? AND WHY IN AMERICA By Jan Nattlier. What fuels this attraction to the Buddhist faith? How are we to account for the fact that millions of Americans who were not raised as Buddhists are now drawn to The religion of love and enlightenment.