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From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin
Thursday, September 12, 2013:

A brilliant orb as bright as the moon burst forth from the direction of Enoshima, shooting across the sky from southeast to northwest. It was shortly before dawn and still too dark to see anyone's face, but the radiant object clearly illuminated everyone like bright moonlight. The executioner fell on his face, his eyes blinded. The soldiers were filled with panic. Some ran off into the distance, some jumped down from their horses and huddled on the ground, while others crouched in their saddles. I called out, "Here, why do you shrink from this vile prisoner? Come closer! Come closer!" But no one would approach me.

The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, page 767
The Actions of the Votary of the Lotus Sutra
Written to the lay nun Konichi in 1276

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