A Ship to cross the Sea of Suffering

"Real happiness is found in the struggles we undergo to realise our goals, in our efforts to move forward." Daisaku Ikeda

“When we revere…

“When we revere Myoho-renge-kyo inherent in our own life as the object of devotion, the Buddha nature within us is summoned forth and manifested by our chanting of Nam-myoho-renge-kyo. This is what is meant by “Buddha”. To illustrate: When a caged bird sings. birds who are flying in the sky are thereby summoned and gather around, and when the birds flying in the sky gather around, the bird in the cage strives to get out. When with our mouths we chant the Mystic Law, our Buddha nature, being summoned, will invariable emerge.” – Nichiren Daishonin

Buddhism is about winning. Nichiren Daishonin, himself triumphed over life threatening ordeals in order to set the secure foundation of the of the Mystic Law into the eternal future.


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