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Monthly Gosho 2019

Gosho: The individual and collective writings of Nichiren Daishonin, True Buddha and founder of Nichiren Shoshu. Goshos are generally divided into letters of personal encouragement, treatises on Buddhism and recorded oral teachings. Go is an honorific prefix and sho means writing(s).

February Gosho

Until Kosen-rufu is achieved, propagate the Law to the full extent of
your ability without begrudging your life. (“Nikko yuikai okimon”; Gosho, p.1884)

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January Gosho

Just as flowers open up and bear fruit, just as the moon appears and invariably grows full, just as a lamp becomes brighter when oil is added, and just as plants and trees flourish with rain, so will human beings never fail to prosper when they make good causes.  (“The Third Day of the New Year”; MW-7, p. 191)

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