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Not Clinging (poem)

Not clinging to belief,
my heart-mind is embraced by Amida
whenever he calls through me.
Namu Amida Butsu.

Because it arises
from not clinging to Amida,
my faith is unwavering.
Namu Amida Butsu.

The above poem was inspired by reading "Reflections on the Religious Case Against Belief" by Carl von Baeyer of the Saskatoon Unitarian Church.

Through this poem, I am freeing my heart-mind of clinging to ideology with regard to my faith.

For each time one calls to Amida gives less fuel for belief to burn until all that is left is faith.

Many thanks for Mr. von Baeyer for inspiring me to study the Buddhist Upādāna.

Reflections on The Religious Case Against Belief:

Clinging or Upādāna:

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