Readings written by Shinran Shonin

 

Year 1247 at the age of 75

A Collection of Passages Revealing the True Teaching, Practice, and Realization of the Pure Land Way (Ken Jodo Shinjitsu Kyogyosho Monrui 顕浄土真実教行証文類)

 

Year 1248 at the age of 76

Hymns of the Pure Land (Jodo Wasan 浄土和讃)

 

Hymns of the Pure Land Masters (Koso Wasan 高僧和讃)

 

Year 1250 at the age of 78

Notes on ‘Essentials of Faith Alone’ (Yuishinsho Moni 唯信鈔文意)

 

Year 1251 at the age of 79

Lamp for the Latter Ages (Mattosho 末燈鈔)

 

Year 1252 at the age of 80

Passages on the Pure Land Way (Jodo Monrui Jyusho 浄土文類聚鈔)

 

Year 1255 at the age of 83

A Collection of Passages on the Types of Birth in the Three Pure Land Sutras (Jodo Sangyo Ojo Monrui 浄土三経往生文類)

 

Gutoku’s Notes (Gutokusho 愚禿鈔)

 

Hymns in Praise of Prince Shotoku (Kotaishi Shotoku Hosan 皇太子聖徳奉讃)

 

Year 1256 at the age of 84

Hymns of the Two Gateways of Entrance and Emergence (Nyushutsu Nimon Ge 入出二門偈)

 

Year 1257 at the age of 85

Collection Showing the Way to the West (Saiho Shinan Sho 西方指南抄)

 

Notes on Once-Calling and Many-Calling (Ichinen Tanen Moni 一念多念文意)

 

Passages on the Two Aspects of the Tathagata’s Directing of Virtue (Nyorai Nishu Eko Mon 如来二種回向文)

 

Year 1258 at the age of 86

Hymns of the Dharma-Ages (Shozomatsu Wasan 正像末和讃)

 

On Jinen Honi (Jinen Honi Sho 自然法爾章)

 

Notes on the Inscriptions on Sacred Scrolls (Songo shinzo meimon 尊号真像銘文)

 

Year 1260 at the age of 88

The Virtue of the Name of Amida Tathagata (Mida Nyorai Myogo Toku 弥陀如来名号徳)