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Writings of Nichiren Shōnin Doctrine 2, pp. 137-147 Two Nichiren Texts, pp. 76-90 The Writings of Nichiren Daishōnin I, pp. 359-366   In Buddhist tradition, if a student asks a question three times it shows that inquiry is in earnest and so the teacher will feel obligated to respond. In the Lotus Sūtra this happens [...]

Writings of Nichiren Shōnin Doctrine 2, pp. 137-143 Two Nichiren Texts, pp. 76-85 The Writings of Nichiren Daishōnin I, pp. 359-363 The 18th exchange between the interlocutor and Nichiren is actually a series of questions wherein all his doubts concerning the teaching of the mutual possession of the ten worlds and specifically how it can [...]

Writings of Nichiren Shōnin Doctrine 2, pp. 133-137 Two Nichiren Texts, pp. 71-76 The Writings of Nichiren Daishōnin I, pp. 357-359 In question 14 the interlocutor asks, quite sensibly, how can we believe that all ten worlds exist within ourselves since we only see human features when we look at each other or ourselves in [...]