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Wednesday 4 May 2011

Daisaku Ikeda quote

Roy Jones of SGI West Wales sent this quote for posting.  The image is of a statue of Nichiren Daishonin outside Choshu Temple in Kamakura.

The Lotus Sutra has the drama of fighting for justice against evil. It has the warmth that comforts the weary. It has a vibrant, pulsing courage that drives away fear. It has a chorus of joy at attaining absolute freedom throughout past, present and future. It has the soaring flight of liberty. It has brilliant light, flowers, greenery, music, paintings, vivid stories. It offers unsurpassed lessons on psychology, the workings of the human heart; lessons on life; lessons on happiness; and lessons on peace. It maps out the basic rules for good health. It awakens us to the universal truth that a change in one's heart can transform everything.

The Wisdom of the Lotus Sutra, vol. 1 page 14 (World Tribune Press - 2000)

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