[51] How Does Sincere Mindfulness Of Buddha Eradicate Transgressions? 恳切念佛如何除罪?


Question: [When] approaching [the] end [of life with] intense sincerity, [this is] able [to] eliminate many transgressions. [In] ordinary days [with the] sincere mind reciting [the] name [of Āmítuófó, does this] also eliminate transgressions [or] not?


Answer: Like the sun rising, all darkness [is] eliminated [then. When] reciting [the] great name [of Āmítuófó], ten thousand transgressions [are] destroyed.

– 净土宗九祖澫益大师

– Pure Land Tradition’s 9th Patriarch Great Master Ǒuyì
(Essential Explanation [Of The] Sūtra [In Which The] Buddha Speaks [Of] Amitā[bha] Buddha)

Namo Amituofo : Translation by Shen Shi’an

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