Browsing Posts published on November 11, 2010

Writings of Nichiren Shōnin Doctrine 2, pp. 34-35 Kaimoku-shō or Liberation from Blindness, pp. 13-14 The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin I, pp. 224 In the Buddha’s Words, pp. 353, 356-357 Connected Discourses of the Buddha, pp. 534-536 Dependent origination is a teaching whose importance cannot be overstated. The Buddha even went so far as to [...]

Writings of Nichiren Shōnin Doctrine 2, pp. 34-35 Kaimoku-shō or Liberation from Blindness, pp. 13-14 The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin I, pp. 224 In the Buddha’s Words, pp. 75-78, 239-240 As mentioned in a previous chapter, the doctrine of the five comparisons is not explicitly taught in the Kaimoku-shō in those terms. Nevertheless, the five [...]

Writings of Nichiren Shōnin Doctrine 2, pp. 34-35 Kaimoku-shō or Liberation from Blindness, pp. 13-14 The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin I, pp. 224 The “three thousand worlds in a single thought-moment” is the doctrine taught by Chih-i in his magnum opus, the Great Concentration and Insight. It was his way of giving expression to the [...]