Journal of Chinese Religions upcoming issue 49.1- May 2021 sneak peek: Kendall Marchman

Kendall Marchman

Bird’s the Word: Birds and Pure Land Practice


A recent popular Reddit post featured a video of a goose walking in formation with Buddhist nuns as they perform nianfo, recitation of the name of Amitābha. In another video released by Dharma Drum Mountain, a nun explains how a baby bird she rescued began to recite the name of Amitābha.

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