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Know Why a Determination is Important When Chanting for a Goal?

Many people wonder why setting a determination is important when chanting for a goal.  In this post you’ll learn why a determination is critical to getting what you want.  Why don’t people set a determination then? Find out some reasons why and think about your own practice. Video Transcript Download

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Challenging Goal? Add Leverage to Create Momentum

Have you ever found that you set a goal, one that makes you stretch,  then found yourself forgetting to chant about it or finding reasons why you don’t want it after all? You might develop doubts that you can ever achieve it. You have encountered the normal resistance we all face when we start to […]

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Challenge Yourself! Set a Drop-Dead Date for Your Goal

In one meeting where members were discussing goals, a member from Kansai spoke up. “We don’t set goals like this in Kansai.” The group turned to look at him. They knew that Kansai was a province in Japan where there had been an enormous success with an impossible goal. The Kansai member continued, “The way […]

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Here is a Method for Mastering Your Mind

Our Thoughts Influence Everything President Ikeda, the foremost proponent of this form of Buddhism in the world, says in his book Faith into Action that positive thoughts take form in reality, creating positive results, where pessimistic thoughts take form and produce negative results. This principle doesn’t apply to an isolated thought here or there, but […]

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Through Buddhism, Change Your Karma

What is karma? Karma represents tendencies present in the inner, unconscious realm of life. They have been created through one’s past actions, which include ways of thinking, ways of speaking and physical actions. Karma, or actions, can be either good or bad, positive or negative. Popular thinking views karma as negative but Buddhism says that […]

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What is Faith,Exactly?

The Question Exactly, what is faith and how do you find it? In Nichiren Buddhism, faith doesn’t just appear from nowhere. It is built step-by-step. If you decide to practice, I can tell you that chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo will enable your life to work, but you’ll need to prove to yourself. You can start by sitting […]

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