Browsing Posts published in December, 2010

Writings of Nichiren Shōnin Doctrine 2, pp. 45-49 Kaimoku-shō or Liberation from Blindness, pp. 29-35 The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin I, pp. 233-236 Now we come to where Nichiren says, “In the second place, let us discuss the concept of the attainment of buddhahood by Śākyamuni Buddha in the remote past revealed in the Original [...]

Writings of Nichiren Shōnin Doctrine 2, pp. 38-39, 43-51, 64-66 Kaimoku-shō or Liberation from Blindness, pp. 19-20, 26-37, 57-59 The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin I, pp. 227-228, 231-238, 248-249 It may come as a surprise to some that Nichiren praises the Flower Garland Sūtra so extravagantly in the Kaimoku-shō. Of course, his rhetorical strategy is [...]

I just added the following to the article entitled Hinayana Buddhism: the Four Noble Truths in my Kaimoku Sho commentary. The addition covers the four classes of holiness and the breaking of the ten fetters that keeps us bound to the cycle of suffering: More specifically, the practice of the eightfold path or the threefold [...]