What is your daily practice?

Site-Wide Activity Forums Shrine Room Amida Shu Buddhist Practice What is your daily practice?

This topic contains 16 replies, has 13 voices, and was last updated by Profile photo of Shoyo Fernandes Shoyo Fernandes 1 week, 3 days ago.

Viewing 2 posts - 16 through 17 (of 17 total)
  • Author
    Posts
  • #1398
    Profile photo of Mat Osmond
    Mat Osmond
    Participant

    I pray the Dawn Prayers and read the Summary of Faith and Practice on many days, though not all, with sung nembutsu, maybe a mala or two, interspersed. I recite the rosary prayers pretty much every day, speaking whatever’s foremost in the heart to Nyorai, as Mother of God. Doing so has been my main daily practice for two years now. Somehow, each of these activities  – nembutsu, rosary – have come to embrace and imply the other, over time: the same entrusting gesture, as it were. Namo Amida Bu, sometimes Namo Quan Shi Yin Bosat, moves among all else, silently on the breath, or spoken quietly. I’m not at all sure this is a coherent way to proceed. In fact, I’m fairly sure its not very coherent. A work in progress, just as we are, as ever. Silent meditation I’ve all but abandoned as a formal practice, some years ago now.

    #1557
    Profile photo of Shoyo Fernandes
    Shoyo Fernandes
    Participant

    For now, I recite Amithba’s in front of his picture. I will be performing a short ritual in the coming weeks.

Viewing 2 posts - 16 through 17 (of 17 total)

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

Skip to toolbar