H2: Transformative Non-Sentient Sounds
[Sūtra]: Śāriputra, [in] that Buddha Land, [when] gentle breezes blow [through and] move all [the] lined treasure trees and treasure nets, [they] produce refined [and] wonderful sounds, as if [a] hundred thousand kinds [of] music [are] at the same time together playing. Those [who] hear these sounds, naturally all give rise [to] minds with mindfulness [of the] Buddha, mindfulness [of the] Dharma [and] mindfulness [of the] Saṃgha.
[Explanation]: [The] sentient and [the] non-sentient, together proclaim [the] wonderful Dharma.
[The] Four Teachings’ paths’ grades, [and] immeasurable Dharma Doors, [are] at the same time spoken. Accordingly [to different] types [of sentient beings], each explaining, able [to] enable those listeners [to be] mindful [of the] Triple Gem.
Mindfulness [of the] Triple Gem is from [the Four] Siddhāntas [i.e. teaching methods] [that] obtains benefits.
 [With that] ordinary beings rarely hear, [with] great enthusiasm over [their] whole bodies, [this] is Rejoice’s Benefit.
[Note 1: This is the Worldly Siddhānta (世界悉檀).]
 With [the] Triple Gem’s spiritual factors interconnecting, [that is] definitely able [to] give rise [to the] Bodhi Mind, [this] is Growing Good [Roots’] Benefit.
[Note 2: This is the Individual Siddhānta (为人悉檀).]
 Due [to] this subduing [and] eradicating afflictions, [this] is Destruction [Of] Evils’ Benefit.
[Note 3: This is the Curative Siddhānta (对治悉檀).]
 Realising [by] awakening [to] One Body’s Triple Gem, [this] is Entering Principles’ [Essence’s] Benefit.
[Note 4: This is the First Principle Siddhānta (第一义悉檀).]
[The] first separate explanation [is now] complete.
– 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 and notes by Shen Shi’an
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