general qi jiguang, ming dynasty, pure thoughts, spiritual practices

Maintaining Pure Thoughts When Reciting Buddhist Scriptures

General Qi Jiguang of the Ming Dynasty was well-known for his military leadership, his love for the people, and for being a devout Buddhist. Reciting Buddhist scriptures while maintaining pure thoughts was a daily requirement he made for himself, and he did so even when he was on a military expedition. One night, Qi Jiguang ...

Helen London

General Qi Jiguang of the Ming Dynasty.