Reciting the Buddhas Name in Isolation

When cultivating, a Bhiksu Bhiksuni does not require the presence of fellow-cultivators. The more isolated his place of practice the better He may recite in either a loud or a low voice, as he pleases, slowly and deliberately, or with utterances following one another in rapid succession. The only important condition is to achieve singlemindedness. He should tell himself my body is alone but my mind is not, because the Mind of Amitabha Buddha and of all the Buddhas has never left me, even...

Vows Repentance and Buddha Recitation

Alas There are countless people who are unaware of Buddha Recitation. There are those who think Buddha recitation is akin to superstition and refuse to recite. There are monks and nuns who recite the Buddha's name as a matter of routine without knowing the true reason why. There are persons with deluded wisdom who believe in the Buddha yet refuse to recite. There are ignorant persons who do not know about the Buddha and therefore do not recite. These are but a few examples. In addition, there...