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From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin
Saturday, January 12, 2013:

How, then, are you to go about nurturing faith in the Lotus Sutra? For if you try to practice the teachings of the sutra without faith, it would be like trying to enter a jeweled mountain without hands [to pick up its treasures], or like trying to make a thousand-mile journey without feet. The answer is simply to examine the proof that is close at hand, and thus take hold of faith that is far off.

The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, page 511
Letter to Horen
Written to Soya Kyoshin in April 1275

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