Nichiren Shoshu

Nichiren Shoshu is the name of the Orthodox School of “True Buddhism established by our founder, Nichiren Daishonin, more than 750 years ago.
Buddhism was first expounded nearly 3,000 years ago by Shakyamuni Buddha who made his advent in India. For more than 40 years, Shakyamuni Buddha taught the Law in various ways according to the circumstances and capacity of his listeners in order to save them from their sufferings. Towards the last eight years of his life, Shakyamuni Buddha expounded the ultimate purpose of his life – the Lotus Sutra – as the supreme teaching for all mankind to attain enlightenment.
In this Lotus Sutra, Shakyamuni Buddha prophesied the advent of the True Original Buddha who would replace him 2,000 years after his passing in order to lead all people in this world to enlightenment in an age rife with evil called “Mappo”. In this age of Mappo, as predicted in the Lotus Sutra, Nichiren Daishonin made His advent as the “True Buddha and established True Buddhism.

 

日莲正宗

日莲正宗是由宗祖日莲大圣人在七百五十多年前所创立的正法宗流。
佛法是于约三千年前,由出现在印度的释尊开始宣说。为了救济苦恼的众生,释尊花费四十余年,教说了适应不同机根(接受能力)的众生与环境的诸法。释尊在其生命最后的八年中,阐说出法华经,即其出世之本怀,以引导一切众生成佛之道的最高尚教义。在此经中,释尊预言在他入灭两千年后,所谓「末法恶世」之时,将出现一位取代他并引导全世界所有众生成佛的真正本佛。正如法华经中所预言般,日莲大圣人以御本佛的身份在末法之时出现,确立了真正的佛法(称正法)。

 

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