Transcript Download: reservations Two practitioners, Beth and Barbara, were discussing getting goals. One commented that she had had experiences where she just knew she was going to get a goal and it happened. But now she had a major goal that she had been chanting about for several years, to publish the book she is […]
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Transcript Upload: Difficult Family Karma One of the reasons we practice faith is to be able to change our karma when faced with a difficult situation, to correct the fundamental causes which bring about suffering. Since family and relationship issues cause many to suffer greatly, lets examine how we would change karma in that […]
Transcript download:Not Getting results From chanting 5 Things to Consider. We know that results occur from the inside out – oneness of self and environment. So, if we are not getting results from our chanting, its time to reflect on the following: What is My Attitude? What’s your attitude towards practicing. Ask yourself, “Have […]
Downloadable Transcript: Practice Wavering 2 There are two aspects to this question, your practice for yourself, and practicing for others. To me, it’s almost like they are concurrent also sequential steps in the journey to enlightenment. It takes these two legs to move toward enlightenment. In this video we’ll be looking at what it means […]
Last week we talked about ten conditions of life, which we experience each day. These are important to us because through chanting Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo, we can shift from negativity to positivity. I’ll describe them from the lowest to the highest. The Six Lower Paths Hell – A person feels there is no way out, where living […]
Have fears kept you from moving forward in some area of your life? This can happen to anyone. In this blog you’ll learn how to overcome the fears that have stopped you. You are the Builder Let’s say you have decided to move forward in an area of your life. The first thing to do […]
Why Should I Practice? As someone new, haven’t you wondered why people want to practice Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism? I’ve been asked this often enough that I’d like to give an answer here. I was told we practice Buddhism to become enlightened, but that always seemed rather abstract to me. I’m going to share with you […]
Chanting through major obstacles and running a marathon are similar.
Chanting for goals teaches a practitioner how to to create a successful life .
The purpose of life is happiness. Does that mean accumulating the most toys? No – that would be considered temporary happiness. Haven’t you had the experience where you have achieved something, for example bought a new house, and then find a year down the line that you are restless and want something else. This would […]