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Hell is Inevitable

In Japan, people will often refer to “the paradise of the Pure Land,” leading to the belief that paradise and the Pure Land are one and the same, but I don’t think this is the case. The Pure Land is not paradise. Rather, paradise and hell – its opposite – refer to this world in […]

By Hiroyuki Itsuki
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