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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Regarding this Gosho Nichiren Daishonin wrote, “I wanted to record the wonder I had experienced, in case I should be beheaded.


It has not yet been translated into English. Buddhism elucidates the essential equality present on the level of life itself. This web site is not affiliated with nor sanctioned by any organization affiliated with Soka Gakkai International. The aim of Nichiren Buddhism is to realize that great vow in our present age, the Latter Day of the Law. They read the commentary from their sect, or Leaders words, but not the Sutra itself, therefore they have a tilted view.

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. 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 Former, Middle and Latter Days of the Law and that in the Latter Day the true Law of Nam-myoho-renge-kyo is the correct teaching to be propagated.

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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.


This writing has not yet been translated into English. See the credits for contributors. Finally, I want to extend my heartfelt appreciation to those who have assisted with the preparation and editing of this dictionary. It is known as the work that defines the true object of worship in terms of the Person.

The school of Buddhism known as Pure Land attributes salvation to the power of another, that is, to the saving grace of Amida Buddha, while Zen Buddhism advocates salvation through the power of self, or the discipline of seated meditation. Bert, Most of the arguments occur, because people do not read their literature of their foundation, the Lotus Sutra.

Mind, however, is not limited to mere process of thought. Under Inaba-bo’s name, Nichiren Daishonin wrote this treatise to zemshu steward on behalf of his disciple.

It is from here that the real path to world peace begins. How do we keep ourselves gosjo peace with and transcend the problem of death, our unavoidable destiny as human beings? Buddhism aims to shed light on and thoroughly examine the complex inner realm of the human being and thereby provide a broad and comprehensive overview of life itself.

Written at Mount Minobu in September goshk sent to Joken-bo at Seicho-ji temple, this Gosho refutes the objects of worship of the various yosho, particularly those of the Shingon sect. Mahayana Buddhism originated in India, and in the long process of its transmission to new lands with different cultures, it has evolved into a world religion.

And still today causes problem between those who should bond as brothers as many did to the treat of destruction of Japan in ‘s,by the Monguls! Once we are born into the world, none of us can escape death. Please specify keywords to search for: All this Energy pushed toward a positive Goal!


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. To address and resolve the problems and suffering associated with life and death, living and dying, is perhaps the most important problem facing humanity in the twenty-first century. Because of the influence of delusions, the essential nature of phenomena changes into ignorance.

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NO ONE in any scholastic circles uses it because it is so sectarian and unreliable. Dated Februaryit was written for all his followers and was entrusted to Shijo Kingo, a samurai and a disciple of the Daishonin. Written at Mount Minobu and dated July 21,this treatise was written in appreciation for the Daishonin’s late teacher Dozen-ho.

If, by encountering this dictionary, many people are able to deepen their understanding of and appreciation for Buddhist philosophy, I will be deeply gratified. An early Buddhist text known as the Dhammapada reads: The Lotus Sutra, however, sets forth principles that resolve and integrate those apparent contradictions.

I have always found Buddhism of every kind very interesting. This Gosho was written at Tosho, the Daishonin’s residence at the time, and was dated May 28, 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.