Jodo Shinshu Buddhism
The Jodo Shinshu school of Buddhism was founded by Shinran, a monk who lived in Japan in the 13th century. Jodo Shinshu means “true essence of Pure Land Buddhism” (or, literally: Jodo, meaning Pure Land or realm; Shin, meaning True; and Shu, meaning religion).
Jodo Shinshu Buddhism, also known as Shin Buddhism, is a school of Pure Land Buddhism. It was founded by the former Tendai Japanese monk Shinran.
Shinran Shonen (1173-1263) was a Japanese monk and founder of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism.
A brief history of how Jodo Shinshu Buddhism came to Canada.