Regardless [of] reciting what sūtras, [and] upholding [of] what mantras, [there] must [be] mindfulness [of] Buddha [a] certain number [of times, then] dedicating. Then [is this] merged [with the] goal of cultivating pure karma [to reach Pure Land].
Pure Land Tradition’s 13th Patriarch Great Master Yìnguāng
(Reply Letter [To] Zhōu Zhìmào)
Namo Amituofo : Translation by Shen Shi’an