Browsing Posts published in May, 2014

Writings of Nichiren Shōnin Doctrine 2, pp. 137-139, 144, 147-149 Two Nichiren Texts, pp. 76-79, 86, 90-92 The Writings of Nichiren Daishōnin I, pp. 359-360, 364, 366-367 There are a few other topics related to the way in which Mahāyāna Buddhism, and in particular the T’ien-t’ai School, looked upon the Buddha that I think are [...]

Writings of Nichiren Shōnin Doctrine 2, pp. 137-139, 144 Two Nichiren Texts, pp. 76-79, 86 The Writings of Nichiren Daishōnin I, pp. 359-360, 364 Again and again the interlocutor in Kanjin Honzon-shō expresses his doubts that the Buddha, conceived by him as infinitely exalted, can reside within the minds of ordinary people. Why such grave [...]

Writings of Nichiren Shōnin Doctrine 2, pp. 131-137 Two Nichiren Texts, pp. 68-76 The Writings of Nichiren Daishōnin I, pp. 356-359   The dialogue that comprises Kanjin Honzon-shō moves on to a discussion of the mutual possession of the ten worlds, and in particular to whether the world of the Buddha really exists within the [...]