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The Practice of Nichiren Daishonin’s BuddhismLA Beach Cities RegionIntroduction to BuddhismAugust 6, 2007

the practice of nichiren daishonin s buddhism

The Practice of Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism

Nichiren Buddhism

Purpose: become happy

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The Practice of Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism

Practice means “put into action”

Create value, Cause-oriented

Practice for oneself and others

Gongyo practice for oneself

Expedient Means (2nd Chapter)

The Life Span of the Thus Come One (16th)

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The Practice of Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism

Gongyo: Assiduous Practice

persistent application

not hardship

Gongyo: Revolutionize our lives

base our lives on Buddhahood

struggle, but break the chains of destiny

habitual behavior

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The Practice of Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism

Gongyo: Return to ultimate truth

Before and after—experience

eternal, unchanging enlightened nature of the universe

refreshes us/ universal self

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The Practice of Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism

Practice for others

Jihi: take away unhappiness, give happiness (not charity)

Teach Nichiren Buddhism

introduce, show with our lives

Emissary, votary, disciples

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The Practice of Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism

Practice for oneself and others

effect is for both; master our negative tendencies

Balancing practice: oneself and others

flowing water

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The Practice of Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism

Study as practice

tools: writings, guidance, publications

not academic, purpose is aid in faith

The three elements:

Faith Practice and Study

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The Practice of Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism

Faith is…

Nothing extraordinary, human quality

everyday faith: sun rising, love

Life is something great

dispels doubts, anxiety, regret, fears

Seeking mind more than belief

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The Practice of Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism

Faith as a result of our practice

pure heart, flexible spirit

absolute faith in universal law and in ourselves and in others

Result is

enjoyable life, serenity, security, strength

But must begin with faith (open heart)

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The Practice of Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism

Faith as challenge

change destiny

defeat obstacles, devilish functions

Training for our lives

don’t avoid hardship, problems

not coping or tolerating

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The Practice of Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism

Practice of Nichiren Buddhism means…

establish peaceful, creative society

active / challenge

based in reality, then can prove power of Gohonzon

must have ideals, strive to achieve them, transcending present realities

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“There should be no discrimination among those who propagate the five characters of Myoho-renge-kyo in the Latter Day of the Law, be they men or women.”

(WND-1, 385)