Buddhist Food for Thought 083014

Liz Who Motivates

For Today and Tomorrow

Daily Encouragement by Daisaku Ikeda
Saturday, August 30, 2014:

The Daishonin states, “The voice does the Buddha’s work” (Gosho Zenshu, p. 708). To chant the Mystic Law is to praise the Gohonzon. Hearing the sound of our daimoku, the heavenly deities will be set into motion and work to protect us. A weak and unclear voice will not move the heavenly deities. That is why it is important for us to chant daimoku with voices that are clear, strong and brimming with joy.

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Buddhism Day by Day

Wisdom for Modern Life by Daisaku Ikeda
Saturday, August 30, 2014:

Buddhism stresses the interconnectedness of all life. It is only the limited capacity of our senses that causes us to place so much stock in the separation between “them” and “us.” Because of this interconnectedness, by using violence, you not only injure or destroy the…

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