The problem of extraneous thoughts occurring to them while they are chanting.

(From the Facebook page, The Power of Nam Myoho Renge Kyo, quoting from the Wisdom of The Lotus Sutra) In this Q & A, President Ikeda clarifies and explains on extraneous thoughts that come to our mind while chanting : Endo: With regard to prayer, people frequently bring up  President Ikeda: There is nothing wrongMeer lezen over “The problem of extraneous thoughts occurring to them while they are chanting.”

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Te moe maar toch schrijven.

Ze komt de hele tijd binnen om iets te vragen. Ik word er doodmoe van en ik ben al zo moe. Stond vanochtend om half acht op om naar een bijeenkomst in Zeist te gaan. Ik vertrok om kwart over acht van huis. Bij het eerste stoplicht sprak een sportief meisje me aan: ‘Uw achterbandMeer lezen over “Te moe maar toch schrijven.”

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Buddhism day by day

Een erg mooie vandaag van de president van mijn organisatie: Wisdom for Modern Life by Daisaku Ikeda Tuesday, October 11, 2011: It’s valuable to look for the strengths in others—you gain nothing by criticizing people’s imperfections. In fact, it is helpful to take a step back, for even a moment each day, and try toMeer lezen over “Buddhism day by day”

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Daisaku Ikeda:

From a healed, peaceful heart, humility is born; from humility, a willingness to listen to others is born; from a willingness to listen to others, mutual understanding is born; and from mutual understanding, a peaceful society will be born. Nonviolence is the highest form of humility; it is supreme courage. Daisaku Ikeda is a BuddhistMeer lezen over “Daisaku Ikeda:”

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