Buddhist Food for Thought 091014

For Today and Tomorrow

Daily Encouragement by Daisaku Ikeda
Wednesday, September 10, 2014:

Youth means to cherish hope; it is a time of development. Youth means to challenge oneself; it is a time of construction. Youth means to fight for justice; it is a time of action.

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Buddhism Day by Day

Wisdom for Modern Life by Daisaku Ikeda
Wednesday, September 10, 2014:

Neither the pure land nor hell exists outside oneself; both lie only within one’s own heart. Awakened to this, one is called a Buddha; deluded about it, one is called an ordinary person. The Lotus Sutra reveals this truth, and one who embraces the Lotus Sutra will realize that hell is itself the Land of Tranquil Light. -Nichiren

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Daily Wisdom

From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin
Wednesday, September 10, 2014:

More valuable than treasures in a storehouse are the treasures of the body, and the treasures of the heart are the most valuable of all. From the time you read this letter on, strive to accumulate the treasures of the heart!

The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, page 851
The Three Kinds of Treasure
Written to Shijo Kingo on September 11, 1277

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