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750 Years Since the Tatsunokuchi Persecution by Daisaku Ikeda

This month marks 750 years since Nichiren Daishonin was nearly beheaded at Tatsunokuchi Beach near Kamakura, Japan. Reflecting on this incident, Nichiren wrote that he had cast off his transient identity as an ordinary person and revealed his true self as a Buddha. This principle has come to be known as “casting off the transient

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