Encouragement

What is Nam-myoho-renge-kyo?

Friends or acquaintances curious about Nichiren Buddhism often ask what Nam-myoho-renge-kyo means. This is a very important and difficult question, one that cannot really be answered in a brief or cursory way. It’s best to consider what Nichiren…

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Encouragement

Four Mottoes for Good Health

1) DO AN INVIGORATING GONGYO Morning and evening gongyo create the victorious rhythm for living each day in harmony with the fundamental Law of the universe. 2) LEAD A BALANCED AND PRODUCTIVE LIFESTYLE “Buddhism is reason” (“The Hero of…

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Encouragement

The List: 6 Conditions for Authentic Happiness

Six conditions for authentic happiness grounded in Nichiren Buddhism. Fulfillment.  To be filled each day with a rewarding sense of exhilaration and purpose, a sense of tasks accomplished and deep fulfillment. Possess a profound philosophy. There is no…

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You are the Playwright of your own Victory

You are the playwright of your own victory. You are also the play’s hero…Buddhism teaches us that the individual writes and performs the script for his or her own life. Neither chance nor a divine being writes the…

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Finding Happiness in Your Work

We each have a unique mission that only we can fulfill. But that doesn’t mean you should simply wait for someone to tell you what yours is, doing nothing until then. It is fundamental that you discover your…

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