To My Friends
Words of the Week
From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin
I knew from the outset that, if I set aside my fears and declared things exactly as they are, I would be sentenced to death. And even if I should escape the death penalty, I would surely be condemned to exile. So great is the debt of gratitude I owe the Buddha, however, that I have not let others intimidate me, but have spoken out.
The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, page 529
These excerpts are from "Daily Wisdom: From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin," a perpetual calendar of daily inspirational excerpts taken from the Gosho. This book is available for purchase at the online store Online Bookstore or your local SGI-USA Community Center bookstore.