I’ve had a question about how to handle doubt. Why does doubt come up and often remain persistent? We have two sides. Our human side and our spiritual side. Our human side is taught from babyhood to use the rational mind and use our senses to look to our circumstances to determine what we believe […]
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Do You Know How the Mind Works to Create Results?
We have learned a great deal about how the mind works since Nichiren’s time. I think it helps to understand how the mind works to create the kinds of results we want to create through chanting. Conscious Mind There are three different major levels of the mind. The first is the rational mind. The […]
Know What to Do When Not Seeing Benefit?
Buddhism describes nine levels of consciousness, the ninth level being the level which science would describe as pure potentiality and Buddhism would say is the intelligent life force, the Mystic Law. Daisaku Ikeda would describe this invisible level of life as follows: “In the innermost depths of all beings, there is the primal life-force and […]
Know How to Chant As though Your Goal is Achieved?
“Drop the doubt. Begin to live as though your prayers have already been answered.” Daisaku Ikeda I have received this question. “How do I chant about a goal as though it’s already accomplished, when it’s still in the future?” This is an important question because we know that our thoughts are generative. They are […]
Why Do Some Goals Take So Long?
I have received a number of questions about why goals haven’t been achieved quickly and easily, and sometimes not at all. In this video I am going to explore some of the reasons. The first thing to realize is that chanting is not magic. If chant for something but then take no action towards it, […]
How Can I strengthen My Faith More Than Ever?
What is Faith? So what is faith anyway. It’s the experience of being one with the Mystic Law and ‘getting‘ that it is the center of our lives. That means we make a major shift from looking to circumstances and conditions outside of ourselves as the causes of the conditions of our life to […]
Reasons Why You Might Not Be Receiving Benefit
I have received questions about why someone might not be receiving benefit. In this video I covered a number of reasons this could be happening.
Know That Slandering Can Influence Your Results?
To download the transcript, click here I have been asked to discuss on shitsu, the word for slander. I looked up the definition for slander and saw this. Vilify, defame, libel, defile, detract, depreciate disparage, belittle backbite, speak evil. The Fourteen Slanders In The Fourteen Slanders, Nichiren says there is no difference when a […]
Is There A Way to Set More Effective Goals?
I have received number of questions about how to set a goal. What You Will Learn By the end of our time together, I will cover the differences between our human and our infinite side and why ,when connecting with your infinite side through chanting, you must handle setting a goal differently from how we’re […]
Know How Your Thoughts Influence Your Results?
“In case you haven’t noticed, you have a mental dialogue going on inside your head that never stops. It just keeps going and going. Have you ever wondered why it talks in there? How does it decide what to say and when to say it? How much of what it says turns out to be […]