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by westcountry
Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Nichiren Shoshu
Topic: What does the Nichiren Shoshu Gohonzon look like?
Replies: 16
Views: 2470

Re: What does the Nichiren Shoshu Gohonzon look like?

Is it a transcription of the Dai Gohonzon? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai_Gohonzon I'm not convinced. I checked last time I was on Tozan and the number of characters in the middle at the bottom of this picture is not the same as the Daigohonzon in the Hoando. It probably is a Nichiren Shoshu tem...
by westcountry
Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Nichiren Shoshu
Topic: Nichiren as Honbutsu
Replies: 13
Views: 966

Re: Nichiren as Honbutsu

so what's your question about this specifically? I do love a bit of study :D
by westcountry
Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Nichiren Shoshu
Topic: Preparation for Ordination in Nichiren Shoshu
Replies: 6
Views: 1183

Re: Preparation for Ordination in Nichiren Shoshu

There are some priests who started training later but not many. Go see the trainee priests at Mutsubo at Taisekiji :)
by westcountry
Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Nichiren
Topic: Happy Birthday Nichiren! How do we celebrate?
Replies: 2
Views: 372

Re: Happy Birthday Nichiren! How do we celebrate?

Visit Taisekiji for the commemorative general Tozan, chant to the Gohonzon enshrined in the 5 storey Pagoda! If I can't get there then chant extra Daimoku
by westcountry
Thu May 29, 2014 6:00 pm
Forum: Nichiren
Topic: I'm sure this has been asked before...
Replies: 18
Views: 2278

Re: I'm sure this has been asked before...

Yeah in Nichiren Shoshu we recite the prose sections from the 2nd and 16th Chapters. Generally the English translation used is the Burton Watson one. I do like the Hurvitz one as well though :reading:
by westcountry
Thu May 29, 2014 5:58 pm
Forum: Nichiren
Topic: Nichiren Resources?
Replies: 21
Views: 3068

Re: Nichiren Resources?

In terms of Nichiren Shoshu stuff there's plenty to be found here: http://www.nst.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://www.nstny.org/Pages/default.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://myohoji.nst.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; :twothum...
by westcountry
Thu May 29, 2014 5:58 pm
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: Mahayana/Vajrayana Links and Resources
Replies: 426
Views: 42383

Re: Nichiren Resources?

In terms of Nichiren Shoshu stuff there's plenty to be found here: http://www.nst.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://www.nstny.org/Pages/default.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://myohoji.nst.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; :twothum...

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