Published: (); Yōmon senshū: Nichiren Daishōnin gosho: tsūkai tsuki / By: Nichiren Nichiren Daishōnin gosho zenshū Hori Nikkō hen. 日蓮大聖人御書. This volume contains the translations of works from the Soka Gakkai publication ” Nichiren Daishonin gosho zenshu” (“The Complete Works of Nichiren. Get this from a library! Nichiren Daishōnin gosho zenshū. [Nichiren; Nichikō Hori].

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Skip navigation Press Enter. It has three volumes, and the last volume is the “zokuhen” or “subsidiary texts whose authenticity is problematic”. Buddhism places strong emphasis on the human heart and mind. It is from here that the real path to world peace begins.

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Written at Mount Minobu and dated Zenshi 21,this treatise was written in appreciation for the Daishonin’s late teacher Dozen-ho. This web site is not affiliated with nor sanctioned by any organization affiliated with Soka Gakkai International.

From the point of xenshu of Buddhist doctrine, it discusses the vital importance of repaying debts of gratitude, especially to a teacher, and concludes that the way to repay such obligations fully is to embrace and propagate the Mystic Law. On the fiftieth anniversary of that important event, it is my pleasure to witness the publication of zensbu new English dictionary of Buddhist terms, The Soka Gakkai Dictionary of Buddhism.

Finally, I want to extend my heartfelt appreciation to those who have assisted with the preparation and editing of this dictionary. See the credits for contributors.

Within this universal religion called Mahayana Buddhism there are some ideas that appear to be contrasting or contradictory. Buddhism elucidates the essential equality present on the level of life itself.

For example, regarding the method or way to achieve enlightenment, Buddhist tradition speaks of two contrasting approaches: It explains that there is a correct teaching for each of the three periods of the Goshk, Middle and Latter Days of the Law and that in the Zenehu Day the true Law of Nam-myoho-renge-kyo is the correct teaching to be propagated.

If the Buddha, having awakened to the Dharma, or Law of life, had not endeavored to teach it to others, his enlightenment would have been incomplete.

But it is my conviction that by studying Nichiren Buddhism, one can familiarize oneself with the core of Mahayana Buddhist thought, which expresses the central teaching of the Buddha aimed at enabling everyone to attain enlightenment. It seems sad, though, when there are so many arguments. The rest of the gosho may or may not be authentic but that in no way affects the truth of the Daishonin’s Buddhism.


The Buddhist idea that everyone possesses the Buddha nature, or the potential for enlightenment, expresses a spirit of profound respect for human beings and leads naturally to a philosophy that deeply treasures life. All texts, forgeries and authentic works, are classed as “shohen” primary texts In the fall ofthe Soka Gakkai published The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, which contains English translations of fully half the writings in the Japanese edition, and those translations have been enthusiastically welcomed by persons interested in Nichiren Buddhism.

Posted by Aunti Religion at It asserts that during this time period shakubukuleading another to the correct Buddhist teaching by refuting his attachment to heretical views, is preferable to shoju gradually leading another to the true teaching without refuting his misconceptions. Once we are born into the world, none of us can escape death.

Written at Mount Minobu in September and sent to Joken-bo at Seicho-ji temple, this Gosho refutes the objects of worship of the various sects, zfnshu those of the Shingon sect.

This may be true but is not important. The recipient is unknown.

Designed by Will Kallander. Also written on Sado Island over a two-year period and dated April 25,this Gosho was entrusted to Toki Jonin, a government official and an early convert to the Daishonin’s teachings. In this sense, I believe it is extremely important to understand such Buddhist concepts and consider them in terms of their modern significance. Nichiren Buddhism has inherited the idea expressed in the sutra that all people are capable of achieving Buddhahood, and the great vow of the Buddha to enable all people to do so.

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Though one may speak of desires and illusions, they originate from the essential nature of life itself, or the Dharma eznshu, and in that sense are no different from enlightenment. It is a philosophy of life reformation by which one can completely transform tragedy, even death, into profound joy based on an eternal view of life. An early Buddhist text known as the Dhammapada reads: Works “whose authenticity is not established, yet which traditionally have been highly valued from the standpoint of doctrine or of zdnshu were included along with the fully authenticated writings in Vol.

The aim of Buddhism gpsho to enable people to bring forth and display the innate and enduring power of life itself, to remain unbent and unbowed by any hardship or opposition, and to fully enjoy a condition of absolute happiness—enduring happiness that emerges from within and is not dependent on externals. Newer Post Older Post Home. It predicts that two further disasters, internal strife and foreign invasion, would occur if the country continues its support of mistaken teachings and heretical priests.


However, this is an interesting page, thanks: It points out the errors of the various sects and their deleterious effect upon the country. All this Energy pushed toward a positive Goal! Buddhism enables everyone to achieve inner peace, which is inseparable from world peace, through a transformation of life, that most fundamental of changes that occurs through Buddhist practice.

And still today causes problem between those who should bond as brothers as many did to the treat of destruction of Japan in vosho the Monguls! Listed in chronological order, these ten are briefly described in the following paragraphs, including the background and main points. Global peace will, therefore, be realized if this principle and its practical application are shared among people. But did not know the detailed story till as a lark i googled my Moms zendhu name.

Bert, Most of the arguments occur, because people do not read their literature of their foundation, the Lotus Sutra. The treatise concludes that the ultimate Law is hidden in the depths of the Juryo sixteenth chapter of the Lotus Sutra. A house without zensu collapses and a man without a soul is dead.

Nichiren Daishonin reveals himself here to be the Buddha of the Latter Day of the Law who possesses the three virtues of parent, teacher and sovereign. Each of those views offers a partial perspective and, taken by itself, may be considered biased or one-sided. zneshu

Catalog Record: Nichiren Daishōnin gosho zenshū | Hathi Trust Digital Library

Btw, my name’s bert. It defines the chanting of Nam-myoho-renge-kyo as the direct way of enlightenment in the Latter Day. Only Will Kallander is responsible for content of this site, and any questions, comments, or suggestions xenshu be sent directly to him by email.

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