Buddhist Course Pathway

Learn how Buddhism can bring meaning and fulfillment into your Everyday Life

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Live in the Here and Now

Presented from a contemporary perspective for ordinary people. Our Buddhist Course Pathway organizes the history, fundamentals, and practice of Shin Buddhism for easy learning.

Study in our Buddhist Course Pathway learning sequence or take courses in any order.

Your Instructor

Everyday Buddhist Team
Everyday Buddhist Team

Rev. Jon Turner


Resident Minister at Orange County Buddhist Church. High School athlete, UCLA mathematician, and computer programmer, who found Buddhism mid-career and changed the course of his life. Earned a Master’s degree from the Institute of Buddhist Studies and was ordained as a full-time Shin Buddhist Minister at the Nishi Hongwangi in Kyoto, Japan.

Rev. Dr. Mutsumi Wondra


Resident Minister at Orange County Buddhist Church. Born and raised in the Shin Buddhist tradition, educated in Kyoto, Japan. Was a trade and finance professional. Changed career midlife. Received a Ph.D. in Jodo Shinshu Buddhism, ordained at the Nishi Hongwangi in Kyoto, Japan, and is a Research Fellow of the Institute of Buddhist Studies (IBS).

Rev. Ellen Hamada Crane


Ordained Shin Buddhist at the Nishi Hongwangi in Kyoto, Japan, a trained attorney, a former schoolteacher, and an avid outdoor enthusiast. Ellen was born and raised in the Shin Buddhist tradition and left the temple for 25 years before re-immersing into Buddhism. Recently earned a master’s degree in Buddhist Studies.

Courses Included with Purchase

Origins | Becoming Buddha - His Life Story
How a Warrior Becomes a Wanderer
Rev. Jon Turner
Origins | What Siddhartha Realized
Finding Security in Impermanence
Rev. Jon Turner
Origins | Fourfold Communities - The Original Sangha
The Homeless and the Householders
Rev. Jon Turner
Origins | Deep Listening - An Essential Skill
Perfuming the Mind
Rev. Jon Turner
Origins | The Two Nirvana Theory - Exploring Its Origins
From Insight to Practice to Awakening
Rev. Jon Turner
Origins | The Birth of Mahayana Buddhism
Buddhism Beyond the Historical
Rev. Dr. Mutsumi Wondra
Origins | The Trail to Pure Land Teachings
Living as Practice
Rev. Dr. Mutsumi Wondra
Origins | Roots of Meditation and Mindfulness
How Changing Ourselves Changes the World
Rev. Ellen Crane
Origins | The Concept of Buddha Bodies
Small, Medium and Large
Rev. Jon Turner
Origins | How Buddhism Became Accessible To All
How the Infinite Buddha Manifests Form
Rev. Dr. Mutsumi Wondra
Origins | Basics of Shin Buddhism
How to Stay Afloat During a Storm
Rev. Ellen Crane
Origins | Fundamentals of Nembutsu
Buddha Consciousness
Rev. Dr. Mutsumi Wondra
Understanding | Amida Buddha
From Buddha to Bodhi
Rev. Jon Turner
Understanding | Purpose of Myth
Joseph Campbell (Part 1)
Rev. Jon Turner
Understanding | Life of Shinran
The Reformer of the Pure Land Buddhism
Rev. Dr. Mutsumi Wondra
Understanding | Everyday Practice
What You Do On Mondays
Rev. Jon Turner
Understanding | Power of Myth
Joseph Campbell (Part 2)
Rev. Jon Turner
Understanding | Teachings of Shinran
A Future Understanding
Rev. Dr. Mutsumi Wondra
Understanding | Shin Buddhism in the West
Localization and Globalization
Rev. Dr. Mutsumi Wondra
Understanding | How to Chant: The Juseige
Begin chanting with the Juseige, a foundational verse from the The Larger Sutra of Immeasurable Life
Rev. Ellen Crane
Understanding | Mandalas, Mantras, Mudras
Buddha Through Vision, Sound and Touch
Rev. Jon Turner
Understanding | From Practice to Philosophy
How the Mind Follows the Body
Rev. Jon Turner
Understanding | Buddhist Modernism
The Reinvention of Buddhism for Modern Times
Rev. Dr. Mutsumi Wondra
Understanding | Experience Buddhism With Your Practice At Home
Being Buddhist Everyday
Rev. Ellen Crane
Living | Metaphors, Myths and Narratives
Discovering What is Your Story
Rev. Jon Turner
Living | Shin Buddhism - The Experience
Embracing Buddhism In Your Everyday Life
Rev. Jon Turner
Living | Women in Buddhism
From Ancient India thru the 20th Century
Rev. Dr. Mutsumi Wondra
Living | Chanting Sanbutsuge
Continue chanting with the Sanbutsuge
Rev. Ellen Crane
Living | Wassup with Wasan ??!!
Shinran’s Pure and messages to the everyday people of 13th century Japan.
Rev. Ellen Crane
Living | Rennyo - Propagator and Revitalizer
What If Rennyo Was Alive Today?
Rev. Dr. Mutsumi Wondra
Living | The “How” and “Why” of Buddhism
Buddhist Practice in Six Simple Steps
Rev. Jon Turner
Living | Chanting the Shoshinge
Continue chanting with the Shoshinge
Rev. Ellen Crane
Living | Buddhist Masters from India to China
Pure Land Seven Masters Part 1
Rev. Dr. Mutsumi Wondra
Living | A Process Driven Life
Moving from a "Have To" to a "Want To"
Rev. Jon Turner
Jazz, Buddhism and Creative Flow
A Life of Improv
Rev. Peter Hata
Ichigo Ichie
Savoring Every Day Like It's Your Last
Rev. Marvin Harada, Bishop
Be the Refuge
From Loneliness to Spiritual Friendship
Chenxing Han
Gratitude for the Efforts of Others
From “Please” to “Thank You”
Rev. Kenji Akahoshi
Dogen's Other Power Practice
The Everyday Nature of Zen Buddhism
Rev. Gyokei Yokoyama
Introduce Yourself to Buddhism
Incorporating the Teachings in Everyday Life
Rev. Nari Hayashi
Let This Be Known
Seeking Fulfillment on the Buddhist Path
Jim Pollard
Connected Through Music
Beats to Buddhism
Rev. Dr. Takashi Miyaji

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