Shinran and Shin Buddhism

Key Terms I

Key Terms II

Key Themes

Two Types of True Entrusting: Foolish Being/Boundless Compassion (ki-hō ittai)

Spontaneity (Ch. ziran, Jpn. jinen): natural intuitive spontaneity

Receptivity: buddha-nature, other power

Zen Buddhism: receptivity to buddha-nature, nature spontaneity

Shin Buddhism: cosmic receptivity, cosmic unfolding

Dialectic of the Three Vows

Integration of Different Schools and Teachings

Panjiao (Jpn. Kyōhan): Classification of Teachings

History of Ideas/Practices

Textual History

Indra’s Net