When confronting a difficult obstacle, we may have doubts that we can ever overcome it. “Can I really overcome this situation using this practice?” we ask ourselves. This fog of illusion results in our inability to see our unlimited potential. Doubts about our unlimited potential can translate into doubts about the practice. We can’t see […]
It is said that with Nichiren Buddhism no prayer goes unanswered. But this doesn’t mean every prayer will be answered right away by magic. Some prayers require making changes in our lives before they can be answered. We will have to make efforts, take action to realize them. Something of Substance Doesn’t Happen Overnight It’s […]
Are You Chanting with Mixed Feelings? If you are struggling to surmount an obstacle, little adjustments in the way you are chanting can affect the results. One of these aspects to consider is whether you are chanting with mixed feelings or determination. If you’re chant with mixed feelings you are telling the universe that you […]
President Ikeda, author of many books on Buddhism and the leader of the Nichiren Buddhist movement for 60 years, points out in his Clear Mirror Guidance, the universe acts as a mirror, when we are chanting for a goal, and reflects our state of mind back to us. Let’s look at some states of mind […]
Nichiren Buddhists use a chanting practice to address all kinds of problems in daily life. When you chant Nam-myoho-renge-kyo you connect with the universal part of yourself at the core of your life, your Buddha nature. When you connect with the universal wisdom and compassion that is part of you, you will be able to […]
I’m going to discuss something which you may never have considered as a powerful way to realize a goal. I hope you’ll keep an open mind, knowing that anything I say you can prove to yourself through your own experience. I’m talking about a different sort of prayer. A Different Sort of Prayer Prayer in […]
Chanting for goals teaches a practitioner how to to create a successful life .