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Book: Lay Buddhism and Spirituality

Chapter: 13 On Steadfast Holding to the Name

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.22097


This chapter analyses the translation of the short treatise known as the Shūjishō 執持抄 is a compilation by Kakunyo of Shinran’s sayings on Shin teaching. In the title, shūji has the literal meaning of “steadily holding to” or “holding on” while shō means “treatise.”

Chapter Contributors

  • Kakunyo Shōnin ( - shonin) 'Otani University'