Never Seek the Gohonzon Outside Yourself

At a discussion meeting this evening we discussed the subject; How has our practice influenced our view of the future. I thought about this and determined that my vision is extremely optimistic now as compared to previously in my life.  I connected two passages from the very beginning and near end of the Gosho that… Continue reading Never Seek the Gohonzon Outside Yourself

Never seek this Gohonzon outside yourself

Never seek this Gohonzon outside yourself – Nichiren Daishonin, “The Real Aspect of the Gohonzon”, WNDI, page 832 What the Daishonin means is that when chanting, we seek to make inner change.  We are not praying or chanting to an idol or an ethereal being to make our lives better or forgive us for past… Continue reading Never seek this Gohonzon outside yourself