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Monthly Gosho 2018

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).

July Gosho

Myoho [Renge-Kyo] at the stage of first hearing the name of the Law in the infinite past of kuon-ganjo, is the essential teaching. When a common mortal single-mindedly chants Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo with strong faith, one will become a Buddha. (“The Transmission of the Heritage of the Law in the Hokke Honmon”; Gosho, p. 1679)

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June Gosho

A practitioner of the Lotus Sutra should be like water, which flows morningand evening without the slightest recess. Therefore, the faith of one who practices the Lotus Sutra should be as constant as water.
(Recorded Lectures; Gosho, p. 1856)

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April Gosho

(The Transmission of the Heritage of the Law in the Hokke Honmon Sect Gosho, p. 1679)

When a common mortal single-mindedly chants Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo with strong faith, this person will become a Buddha.

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