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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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