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Don’t allow your mistakes to steal your joy in life.  None of us are perfect.  Do your best in life.  In Buddhism, “from now on” is the focus.   61 more words

What is the Gohonzon?

Nichiren Buddhism recognizes the Lotus Sutra as the supreme teaching of the Buddha.

The Gohonzon, which is depicted in the form of a calligraphic mandala, is not merely a piece of paper that we face whenever we chant the Odaimoku.   615 more words

Nichiren, The Four Noble Truths and The Noble Eightfold Path

Many people are familiar with the basic teachings of Buddhism; the Four Noble Truths and The Noble Eightfold Path.  The teaching of the Four Noble Truths was the first set of teachings of the Buddha.   481 more words

Ten factors defining reality of life

Nyo ze so.

Nyo ze sho. Nyo ze tai.

Nyo ze riki. Nyo ze sa.

Nyo ze in. Nyo ze en.

Nyo ze ka. Nyo ze ho.

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The Eighteen Impossible States of Bodhisatta

The Bodhisatta is one who seeks awakening (bodhi) or an individual on the path to becoming a buddha. The stories of the Gautama Buddha portray the efforts of the bodhisattva to cultivate the qualities, including morality, self-sacrifice, and wisdom, etc, with the wish to attain buddhahood for the benefit of all sentient beings. 214 more words

Buddhist Articles

Perfecting the Buddha-qualities

199. The noble quality of love should be thought about thus: “One concerned only with his own welfare, without concern for the welfare of others, cannot achieve success in this world or happiness in the next. 239 more words