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From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin
Saturday, February 2, 2013:

Here I will make a great vow. Though I might be offered the rulership of Japan if I would only abandon the Lotus Sutra, accept the teachings of the Meditation Sutra, and look forward to rebirth in the Pure Land, though I might be told that my father and mother will have their heads cut off if I do not recite the Nembutsu—whatever obstacles I might encounter, so long as persons of wisdom do not prove my teachings to be false, I will never yield! All other troubles are no more to me than dust before the wind.

The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, page 280
The Opening of the Eyes
Written to Shijo Kingo in February 1272

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