Browsing Posts published in April, 2007

“The seven jewels are exactly the seven orifices in one’s head, {eyes, nostrils, mouth, and ears] and these seven orifices are exactly the [seven characters] of Na Mu Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo, the Source Gate [that shall spread in] the Last Days of the Dharma.” — Oral Teachings passed on by Niko Shonin “There [...]

Chanting Meditation Kanjin Insight Cultivation As many of you know, Daimoku means “The Title” and Odaimoku translates as “The Sacred Title”. This mantra consists of seven {7} Chinese Characters. These are pronounced: “Na Mu Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo” This pronunciation dates to at least as early as 9th Century China, though we usually chant [...]