In the world today we are all trained by our cultures to rely on the evidence of the senses, on what is outside of ourselves. We are taught that the circumstances we see outside of ourselves are reality and they determinine what we can or cannot do. As children we hear adults say,” We can’t […]
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I had a question this week, which is universal to anyone who is practicing at one time or another. “Do you have tips on doubt and sticking to the practice?” I think all doubts need to be taken seriously. What do Doubts Indicate? What is happening when we have doubts about the practice? Our […]
When you chant for a goal you hope to achieve it quickly, but obstacles or one sort or another usually appear. This is when we engage in a spiritual struggle, one which we wage in our hearts and minds. Fundamental Enlightenment and Fundamental Darkness At the core of our lives exist two opposing forces. […]
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 […]
Download transcript: Faith in the Gohonzon Recently I received a question, “Please explain our connection with the Gohonzon and why it’s important to have faith in the Gohonzon. What exactly does the Gohonson mean?. This is an important question as it goes right to the heart of our practice. Gohonzon means object of […]
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 […]
Chanting through major obstacles and running a marathon are similar.
How chanting for goals teaches the practitioner how to master their mind and be unbowed by the winds of life.