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From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin
Wednesday, November 6, 2013:

In the end, no one can escape death. The sufferings at that time will be exactly like what we are experiencing now. Since death is the same in either case, you should be willing to offer your life for the Lotus Sutra. Think of this offering as a drop of dew rejoining the ocean, or a speck of dust returning to the earth.

The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, page 1003
The Dragon Gate
Written to Nanjo Tokimitsu on November 6, 1279

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