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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NO ONE in any scholastic circles uses it because it is so sectarian and unreliable. Naturally, human beings themselves are essential to this process. Newer Post Older Post Home.

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

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. 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.

But did not know the detailed story till as a lark i googled my Moms acestral name. Buddhism places strong emphasis on the human heart and mind. All this Energy pushed toward a positive Goal!

This is because the various contradictions we see in society and the world ultimately boil down to contradictions within the human being. Works “whose authenticity is not established, yet which traditionally have been highly valued from the standpoint of doctrine or of faith” were included along with the fully authenticated writings in Vol.

He sent it to his former senior priests Joken-bo and Gijo-bo at Seicho-ji temple, where he had previously studied. This in turn can provide a spiritual and philosophical basis for dealing with such modern global issues as the protection of human rights, the preservation of the environment, and the attainment of world peace.

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

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, particularly those of the Shingon zenhsu. They read the commentary from their sect, or Leaders words, but not the Sutra itself, therefore they have a tilted view. See the credits for contributors. This writing has not yet been translated into English. This Gosho was written at Matsubagayatsu, the Daishonin’s residence at the time, and was dated May 28, 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.


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.

It has three volumes, and the last volume is the “zokuhen” or “subsidiary texts whose authenticity is problematic”. 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 object of worship in terms of the Law because it sets forth the theoretical basis for the Gohonzon as the object of worship for attaining Buddhahood in the Latter Day. It also recklessly mixes forged letters with authentic letters of Nichiren, so there is no way of knowing which is which. It teaches the principle of juji soku kanjin, which means that embracing the Gohonzon is in itself enlightenment. Because of the influence of delusions, the essential nature of phenomena changes into ignorance.

Dated Februaryit was written for all his followers and was entrusted to Shijo Kingo, a samurai and a disciple of the Daishonin. Please specify keywords to search for: Though one may speak of desires and illusions, they originate from the essential nature of life itself, or the Dharma nature, and in that sense are no different from enlightenment.

It defines the chanting of Nam-myoho-renge-kyo as the direct way of enlightenment in the Latter Day. The aim of Nichiren Buddhism is to realize that great vow in our present age, the Latter Goho of the Law. 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. Listed in chronological order, these ten are briefly described in the following bosho, including the background and main points.

For example, regarding the method or way to achieve enlightenment, Buddhist tradition speaks of two contrasting approaches: It is from here that the real path to world peace begins. Submitted in remonstration to the retired regent, Hojo Tokiyori, on July 16,this Gosho is written in the form of a dialogue between a guest and his host. Skip navigation Press Enter.


This new dictionary focuses largely godho Nichiren Buddhism.

Under Inaba-bo’s name, Nichiren Daishonin wrote this treatise to the steward on behalf of his disciple. It established in terms of the sutras that the Daimoku of the Lotus Sutra, Nam-myoho-renge-kyo, is the true teaching for the Latter Day of the Law.

Buddhism elucidates the essential equality present on the level of life itself. It also outlines the Daishonin’s teachings and the reasons for his actions and urges Mitsumoto to abandon the Pure Land Nembutsu teachings and take faith in the Mystic Law.

Tuesday, August 19, Gosho Zenshu.

In the fall ofthe Soka Gakkai published The Writings of Nichiren Yosho, 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.

It points out the errors of the various sects and their deleterious effect upon the country. It is the perspective of Buddhism that both conflict and peace arise from the human mind.

I have always found Buddhism of every kind very interesting. Any reports of typos or other errors are greatly appreciated. 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 treatise concludes that the ultimate Law is hidden in the depths of the Juryo sixteenth chapter of the Lotus Sutra.

An early Buddhist text known as the Dhammapada reads: If the Buddha, having awakened to the Dharma, or Law of life, had not endeavored to teach it to others, his enlightenment would gosno been incomplete.

The aim of Buddhism is to enable people to bring forth and zenxhu 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.

Global peace will, therefore, be realized if this principle and its practical application are shared among people. In this sense, I believe it is extremely important to understand such Buddhist concepts tosho consider them in terms of their modern significance.