Scobie John/Buddhis Food for Thought 101414 SGI-UK/Japan

* We have a Japanese national press holiday today so there is no paper today, but we have gleamed something from a previous edition for the Daily Gosho and the Daily Encouragement carries on no matter what thanks to SGI Newsletters! Back up to full speed tomorrow! Hope you have a great week!

Tuesday, Oct 14th, 2014
— DAILY GOSHO —
“The moon moves from the west eastward, a sign of how the Buddhism of India spread in an easterly direction. The sun rises in the east, an auspicious sign of how the Buddhism of Japan is destined to return to the Land of the Moon.”

(On Reprimanding Hachiman – The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, Vol 2, page 936)
Selection source: Together with the Gosho, President Ikeda’s encouragement series, Seikyo Shimbun, Oct. 1st, 2014

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Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
—- DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT —-
“’You [my disciples] should read this letter to one another and listen. In this defiled age, you should always talk together and never cease to pray for your next life.’
-The Votary of the Lotus Sutra Will Meet Persecution” (WND-1, 449).

“The writings of Nichiren Daishonin contain a profound philosophy for overcoming the sufferings of birth, ageing, sickness, and death and opening the way to eternity, happiness, true self, and purity.

“We read, study, and discuss the Daishonin’s writings together. Buddhist study in the SGI represents a great, unprecedented study movement led by ordinary people.

“Through such efforts, we are producing countless experts in happiness, encouragement, humanity, life, and peace.

“Always having deep appreciation for those who lead study sessions or help us deepen our understanding of the Daishonin’s Buddhism, let’s continue to make even greater efforts in the ‘two ways of practice and study’ (WND-1, 386).”

SGI Newsletter No. 9101, Living the Gosho: Words of Encouragement from SGI President Ikeda (2), (32) Studying the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin Together, from 9th Oct., 2014, issue of the Seikyo Shimbun, translation released 9th Oct., 2014.

 

(sgi-uk.org)

(sgi-uk.org)

* The Japanese kanji is available by clicking on Seikyo Shinbun’s
web-site address at http://www.seikyoonline.jp/news/index.html

–WAGATOMO NI OKURU–
IMA IRU TOKORO GA
NINGEN KAKUMEI NO BUTAI!
KATEI, SHOKUBA, CHIIKI DE
[SHINJIN SOKU SEIKATSU] NO
TASHIKANA SEICHO NO AYUMI O!

— KYO NO GOSHO —
“TSUKI WA NISHI YORI HIGASHI NI MUKAERI GASSHI NO BUPPO NO HIGASHI E
NAGARUBEKI SO NARI HIWA HIGASHI YORI IZU NIHON NO BUPPO NO GASSHI E
KAERU BEKI ZUISO NARI”
(Gosho Zenshu page 588)

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