• When you miss me, look up to the sun or the moon because just like them I am always here to lighten up the darkness in this world.

    Quote from Great Master Nichiren

  • When you give something to others, it comes back to you, just like your path is illuminated when you light someone else's lantern.

    Quote from Great Master Nichiren

  • We are all followers of Superior Bodhisattva clan.

    Quote from Great Master Nissen

  • Just as the sun doesn't rise in the west, there cannot be a time when the prayer of a practicioner of the Lotus Sutra is not answered.

    Quote from Great Master Nichiren

  • Listen to sublime sermons of the Lotus Sutra.

    HBS—Honmon Butsuryū Shū

  • The Lotus Sutra is the summit of Buddhist doctrine.

    HBS—Honmon Butsuryū Shū

  • All of the Buddha exists in the Treasure Tower of Namu Myōhō Renge Kyō.

    Quote from the Lotus Sutra

  • Buddhism spreads from east to west in the Latter Age of Degeneration

    Quote from Great Master Nichiren

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