• Buddhism,  Faith,  Religion


    Each religion can be made a force for good or for evil by the people who practice it. A Buddha is not one who sits quietly in a remote world of enlightenment. A Buddha is one who never ceases to…

  • Buddhism,  Courage,  Enlightenment,  Faith

    A Single Moment of Life

    “Chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo is just such a ‘diligent’ practice.” This is a very profound statement. “Diligent” (or shojin in Japanese) here is composed of two Chinese characters. The Chinese character for sho means “pure” and refers to pure faith, while the character for jin means “ceaseless” and…

  • buddhism, karma, courage, faith
    Buddhism,  Courage,  World Peace

    The Real Aspect of the Gohonzon

    A woman who makes offerings to such a Gohonzon invites happiness in this life, and in the next, the Gohonzon will be with her and protect her always. Like a lantern in the dark, like a strong guide and porter on a treacherous mountain path, the Gohonzon will guard and protect you,…