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... The Pure Land teachings were first developed in India, and were very popular in Kashmir and Central Asia, where they may have originated ... Pure Land sutras were brought from the Gandhāra region to China as early as 147 CE, when the Kushan monk Lokakṣema began translating the first Buddhist sūtras into Chinese ... In the Buddhist traditions of India, Pure Land doctrines and practices were disseminated by well-known exponents of the Mahāyāna teachings, including Nāgārjuna and Vasubandhu ...
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“We denote this primary wisdom as Intuition, whilst all later teachings are tuitions.”
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which is to say with gold in our mouth.
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as good as the stem of a green bean
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