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This is a clear, easy to read and understand introduction to Jodo Shinshu Buddhist doctrine, history, organization, and daily practice. Something it did particularly well was clearly translate and explain the many Japanese terms which can be very confusing to the new student. I've read other books and articles about Jodo Shinshu Buddhism that discussed many of these concepts in more depth or connected Buddhism to everyday life, but their authors often assumed that you already knew the ...more