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Lectures on the "Expedient Means and "Life Span" Chapters of the Lotus Sutra

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Daisaku Ikeda A translation of the two chapters of the Lotus Sutra, the "Expedient Means" & "Life Span" chapters that we use when we recite the sutra during our morning & evening prayers with an explantion from President Ikeda.-- Soka Gakkai International
Paperback, 160 pages
Published 1995 by World Tribune Press
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A cyber reading friend told me he could not even understand the title of this book. Nichiren Daishonin distilled the two most important chapters of the Lotus Sutra called "Expedient Means" and "Life Span." I've been wrapping my mind around these ideas for a while now and it’s good to have some help in print. A PBS special on Buddhism that aired in April is far removed from the lay Buddhist organization called the Soka Gakkai. Ikeda translates the Lotus Sutra so normal people can understand. Budd ...more
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Daisaku Ikeda is a Buddhist philosopher, peacebuilder, educator, author and poet. He is the third president of the Soka Gakkai lay Buddhist organization and the founding president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI), which is today one of the world's largest and most diverse lay Buddhist organizations, promoting a philosophy of character development and social engagement for peace.

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