30 Gosho for Young Women


In the spirit of SGI President Ikeda’s second eternal guideline for the young women’s division, “Study the World’s Foremost Life Philosophy,” the young women of the Soka Gakkai introduced the following 30 letters from The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin to be studied by the young women’s division throughout the world. The list was originally announced in the Nov. 23, 2011, Seikyo Shimbun, the Soka Gakkai’s daily newspaper.

1. On Establishing the Correct Teaching for the Peace of the Land (The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, vol. 1, pp. 6–32)

2. The Opening of the Eyes (WND-1, 220–98)

3. The Object of Devotion for Observing the Mind (WND-1, 354–82)

4. The Selection of the Time (WND-1, 538–94)

5. On Repaying Debts of Gratitude (WND-1, 690–745)

6. On Attaining Buddhahood in This Lifetime (WND-1, 3–5)

7. On Practicing the Buddha’s Teachings (WND-1, 391–97)

8. On the Buddha’s Prophecy (WND-1, 398–404)

9. The Actions of the Votary of the Lotus Sutra (WND-1, 763–82)

10. Letter from Sado (WND-1, 301–08)

11. On Prolonging One’s Life Span (WND-1, 954–56)

12. Lessening One’s Karmic Retribution (WND-1, 199–201)

13. The Essentials for Attaining Buddhahood (WND-1, 746–49)

14. Letter to the Brothers (WND-1, 493–504)

15. Reply to Kyo’o (WND-1, 412–13)

16. The Three Kinds of Treasure (WND-1, 848–53)

17. On Persecutions Befalling the Sage (WND-1, 996–99)

18. The Strategy of the Lotus Sutra (WND-1, 1000–01)

19. The Supremacy of the Law (WND-1, 612–17)

20. The Real Aspect of the Gohonzon (WND-1, 831–34)

21. Winter Always Turns to Spring (WND-1, 535–37)

22. On the Treasure Tower (WND-1, 299–300)

23. The Drum at the Gate of Thunder (WND-1, 948–51)

24. The Heritage of the Ultimate Law of Life (WND-1, 216–19)

25. The True Aspect of All Phenomena (WND-1, 383–88)

26.  Many in Body, One in Mind (WND-1, 618–19)

27.  The Kalpa of Decrease (WND-1, 1120–24)

28.  Hell Is the Land of Tranquil Light (WND-1, 456–59)

29.  The Dragon Gate (WND-1, 1002–04)

30. The Proof of the Lotus Sutra (WND-1, 1108–10)