Published: (); Yōmon senshū: Nichiren Daishōnin gosho: tsūkai tsuki / By: Nichiren Nichiren Daishōnin gosho zenshū Hori Nikkō hen. 日蓮大聖人御書. This volume contains the translations of works from the Soka Gakkai publication ” Nichiren Daishonin gosho zenshu” (“The Complete Works of Nichiren. Get this from a library! Nichiren Daishōnin gosho zenshū. [Nichiren; Nichikō Hori].

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The Ten Most Important Gosho

Buddhism aims to shed light on and thoroughly examine the complex inner realm of the human being and thereby provide a broad and comprehensive overview of life itself. Foreword Preface Guide to the Dictionary.

It has not yet been translated into English. Each of those views offers a partial perspective and, taken by itself, may be considered biased or one-sided. For example, regarding goshp method or way to achieve enlightenment, Buddhist gozho speaks of two contrasting approaches: It attributes the disasters befalling Japan at the time to the people’s slander of the Lotus Sutra and belief in false forms of Buddhism, particularly the Pure Land Nembutsu sect.

Inaba-bo Nichiei, one of the Daishonin’s disciples who lived in Shimoyama, had tried to convert Mitsumoto and met with extreme opposition. I think that useful words are a wonder to all of us, and perhaps the exact historical details are less valuable to us than the actual words.

The aim of Nichiren Buddhism is to realize that great vow in our present age, the Latter Day of the Law. We can summarize its message as follows: If, by encountering this dictionary, many people are able to deepen their understanding of and appreciation for Buddhist philosophy, I will be deeply gratified. Buddhism places strong emphasis on the human heart and mind. It is the perspective of Buddhism that both conflict and peace arise from the human mind.

In this sense, I believe it is extremely important to understand such Buddhist concepts and consider them in terms of their modern significance. In the fall ofthe Soka Gakkai published The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, which contains English translations of fully half the writings in the Japanese edition, goho those translations have been enthusiastically welcomed by persons interested in Nichiren Buddhism.


On the fiftieth anniversary of that important event, it zenshuu my pleasure to witness the publication of a new English dictionary of Buddhist terms, Goeho Soka Gakkai Dictionary of Buddhism. Nikko Shonin designated ten of Nichiren Daishonin’s writings as the most important of his works. It established ggosho terms of the sutras that the Daimoku of the Lotus Sutra, Nam-myoho-renge-kyo, is the true teaching for the Latter Day of the Law.

Because of the influence of delusions, the essential nature of gosjo changes into ignorance. Buddhism elucidates the essential equality present on the level of life itself.

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I godho always found Buddhism of every kind very interesting. The Lotus Sutra, however, sets forth principles that resolve and integrate those apparent contradictions.

Presented in a form of fifteen questions and answers, it establishes the supremacy of the Lotus Sutra over zsnshu provisional teachings. Bert, Most of the arguments occur, because people do not read their literature of their foundation, the Lotus Sutra. Btw, my name’s bert. This Gosho was written at Matsubagayatsu, the Daishonin’s residence at the time, and was dated May 28, Nichiren Daishonin wrote this thesis over a two-year period while in exile on Sado Island.

Posted by Aunti Religion at It defines the chanting of Nam-myoho-renge-kyo as the direct way of enlightenment in the Latter Goho.

Listed in chronological order, these ten are briefly described in the following paragraphs, including the background and main points. Written at Mount Minobu and dated July 21,this treatise was written in appreciation for the Daishonin’s late teacher Dozen-ho. The disasters predicted by the Daishonin ultimately occurred several years later. This in turn can provide a spiritual and philosophical basis for dealing with such modern global issues as the protection of human rights, the preservation of the environment, and the attainment of world peace.

The school of Buddhism known as Pure Land attributes salvation to the power of another, that is, to the saving grace of Amida Buddha, while Zen Buddhism advocates salvation through the power of self, or the discipline of seated meditation. The recipient is unknown. Dated April 10, and written at Mount Minobu to Toki Jonin, this Gosho discusses the four stages of faith and the five stages of practice indicated in the Funbetsu Kudoku seventeenth chapter of the Lotus Sutra.


Once we are born into the world, none of us can escape death. It explains that there is a correct teaching for each of the three periods of the Former, Middle and Latter Days of the Law and that in the Latter Day the true Law of Nam-myoho-renge-kyo is the correct teaching to be propagated. If the Buddha, having awakened to the Dharma, or Law of life, had not endeavored to teach it to others, his enlightenment would have been incomplete.

It is known as the work that defines the object of worship in terms of the Law because it sets forth the theoretical basis for the Gohonzon as the object of worship for attaining Buddhahood in the Latter Day.

How do we keep ourselves at peace with and transcend the problem of death, our unavoidable destiny as human beings?

See the credits for contributors. Written at Mount Minobu yosho September and sent to Joken-bo at Seicho-ji temple, this Gosho refutes the objects of worship of the various sects, particularly those of the Shingon sect. To address and resolve the problems and suffering associated with life and death, living and dying, is perhaps the most important problem facing humanity in the twenty-first century.

Submitted zenshj remonstration to the retired regent, Hojo Tokiyori, on July 16,this Gosho is written in the form of a dialogue between a guest and his host. NO ONE in any scholastic circles uses it because it is so sectarian and unreliable.

This is because the various contradictions we see in society and the world ultimately boil down to contradictions within the human being. This may be true but is gsho important.

All texts, forgeries and authentic works, are classed as “shohen” primary texts It has three volumes, and the last volume is the “zokuhen” or “subsidiary texts whose authenticity is problematic”.