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Gosho-P4- Letter to Horen

Nichiren closes this letter with a comparison of two types of people; those who are ignorant of the Lotus Sutra and/or Buddhism and yet speak against it, and those who are familiar...

Gosho-P3- Letter to Horen

Copy, recite, embrace, study the teachings of Buddhism. More to the point, reciting the Daimoku AND Gongyo is the primary practice. Second is Study, fore with study develops confid...

Gosho-P2- Letter to Horen

Nichiren uses many expedient means quotes from provisional and Lotus teachings to instruct this young monk as well as to demonstrate his reward behaviour as a filial son and great ...

Gosho-P1- Letter to Horen

This is a formal letter to Horen, a Lay Monk teacher of the Law that has been practicing for 15 years after converting to Nichiren's teachings of the Lotus Sutra. This letter is a ...

In his conclusion of this letter to the brothers, Nichiren now includes the wives of the brothers in advice and encouragement with skillful means (stries) of the sutras to demonstr...

Nichiren uses references from cultural folklore and history as well as from Provisional Buddhist texts to illustrate the nature of pursuing the highest life condition and potential...

Nichiren uses many excerpts of the provisional teachings to illustrate the current situation in the lives of the Brothers, their parents, the nation and life itself as interelated ...

Nichiren writes this letter to two brothers that are influential officers of Government and the sons of a very determined Ryoka follower. This is a letter of compassion, instructio...

A short story of Filial Responsibility.

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