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From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin
Thursday, July 18, 2013:

The ten directions are the "environment," and living beings are "life." To illustrate, environment is like the shadow, and life, the body. Without the body no shadow can exist, and without life, no environment. In the same way, life is shaped by its environment.

The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, page 644
On Omens
Written to Shijo Kingo in 1275

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