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The Sutra of Immeasurable Life

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T here is no lowliness in this person’s mind and he is not arrogant.




Buddhism 8735 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 43 

   




F or seeking this Dharma, one should not have a mind of regression and flattery.




Buddhism 8734 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 43 

   




Y ou should foster the great benefit and wholesomeness for rebirth into the Pure Land.




Buddhism 8733 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 46 

   




B e filial to the Buddha.




Buddhism 8732 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 46 

   




B e constantly mindful of the kindness of the teacher.




Buddhism 8731 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 46 

   




[ It is really a great virtue to] guard your mind, correct your behaviour, and not to commit numerous offenses in this world.




Buddhism 8730 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 35 

   




I f one can set one’s body upright, then one should correct their mind and match their words with their conduct. Thus, what one does is strictly out of sincerity.




Buddhism 8729 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 35 

   




D o good deeds and commit no evil offenses.




Buddhism 8728 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 35 

   




Y our words and conduct should be true and unwavering, and your outside should match up with your inside.




Buddhism 8727 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 34 

   




Y ou should determine to cleanse the defilement in your mind.




Buddhism 8726 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 34 

   




W e are now receiving the Buddha’s clear admonitions and we will diligently follow and practice them according to your teachings and will not have any doubt.




Buddhism 8725 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 34 

   




Y ou should be mindful of the Buddhas and cut off all suspicions.




Buddhism 8724 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 34 

   




T he proper way should be shown and those who have not yet been delivered should be crossed over.




Buddhism 8723 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 34 

   




R especting Buddha is a great virtue.




Buddhism 8722 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 34 

   




Y ou should choose to diligently cultivate good deeds.




Buddhism 8721 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 33 

   




T hey should use gentle words and amiable facial expressions, and not defy and disobey others.




Buddhism 8720 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 33 

   




D o not let your mind control you, do not fail in following the teaching of the sutras and precepts.




Buddhism 8719 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 33 

   




S o why not diligently cultivate good deeds when one is strong and capable. What is there to wait for?




Buddhism 8718 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 33 

   




P eople in this world, father and son, brother and brother, husband and wife, relatives, should respect and love each other.




Buddhism 8717 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 33 

   




Y ou should diligently devote yourself to cultivation.




Buddhism 8716 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 33 

   




Y ou should be self-disciplined and behave in accordance with uprightness and decency. You should be joyous, compassionate and filial.




Buddhism 8715 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 37 

   




I f what you have done violates the precepts, you should repent immediately.




Buddhism 8714 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 37 

   




E vil should be shunned and good should be followed. If a fault is discovered in the morning, it should be corrected before sunset.




Buddhism 8713 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 37 

   




Y ou should correct your past faults and follow present virtues. The foulness in your mind should be cleansed and your conduct should be set straight.




Buddhism 8712 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 37 

   




Y ou should concentrate on your compassionate conduct and purify yourself by upholding the precepts.




Buddhism 8711 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 37 

   




R espect the sages and the virtuous.




Buddhism 8710 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 36 

   




Y our words and expression should be amiable and you should devote yourselves to cultivation. Your action and look should be stable and calm.




Buddhism 8709 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 36 

   




D o not let desires take control nor commit any offense.




Buddhism 8708 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 36 

   




Y our body and mind should be kept pure and clean, corresponding with wholesomeness.




Buddhism 8707 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 36 

   




B e kind and compassionate to others.




Buddhism 8706 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra , Chapter 36 

   




T hey are self-restrained and upright, and both their body and mind are pure and clean.




Buddhism 8705 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 32 

   




W henever he has time, he should set his body and mind upright, cut off desire and discard worldly affliction, and have a compassionate heart and cultivate diligently.




Buddhism 8704 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 25 

   




O ne should be filial, uphold utmost sincerity, and be loyal and trustworthy.




Buddhism 8703 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 25 

   




O ne should believe that doing good deeds would bring one great benefit.




Buddhism 8702 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 25 

   




O ne should not be gluttonous or miserly.




Buddhism 8701 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 25 

   




O ne should not get angry or jealous . . . .




Buddhism 8700 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 25 

   




U phold the precepts and purify the mind.




Buddhism 8699 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 24 

   




T hey have brought forth the Bodhi heart and single-mindedly recite the name of Buddha Amitabha.




Buddhism 8698 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 24 

   




T hey treated all living beings as they were their own.




Buddhism 8697 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 2 

   




T heir minds constantly attended on the way of delivering living beings.




Buddhism 8696 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 2 

   




T hey were the unexpected friends of all manners of living beings.




Buddhism 8695 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 2 

   




H e constantly entertained compassion and forbearance for all sentient beings.




Buddhism 8694 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 8 

   




H e guarded well his mental deeds and constantly kept himself pure and uncontaminated.




Buddhism 8693 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 8 

   




H e guarded well his bodily deeds and never transgressed any precept.




Buddhism 8692 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 8 

   




H e guarded well his oral deeds and never ridiculed other’s faults.




Buddhism 8691 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 8 

   




A ccumulate merits and virtues.




Buddhism 8690 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 8 

   




W ith genial looks and kind words, he exhorted, consoled and urged them forward.




Buddhism 8689 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 8 

   




H e viewed all dharmas as change; he constantly dwelt on the Samadhi of Eternal Stillness.




Buddhism 8688 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 8 

   




H e respected the Triple Jewel and attended on teachers and elders with veneration . . .




Buddhism 8687 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 8 

   




H e disregarded all kinds of suffering and had little desire but constant contentment.




Buddhism 8686 | 
The Infinite Life Sutra, Chapter 8 

   


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