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Many people who have explored the practice of Nichiren Buddhism have wondered why some people chant Nam Myoho Renge Kyo and others chant Namu Myoho Renge Kyo. Even in the groups that primarily chant “Nam,” they also chant “Namu” when doing three prolonged Odaimoku (Daimoku Sansho or Hiki Daimoku). What is the real issue here? In this [...]

Sentient beings are innumerable; I vow to save them all. Our defilements are inexhaustible; I vow to quench them all. The Buddha’s teachings are immeasurable; I vow to know them all. The Way of the Buddha is unexcelled; I vow to attain the Path Sublime.   Namu Myoho Renge Kyo x3