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Category: Q&A

Q: As a Many Treasures member, I have a lot of faith experience but feel limited being at greater risk for COVID-19. How can I contribute to the kosen-rufu movement during this pandemic?

A: First of all, it’s critical that you observe all the medical guidance by 1) staying at home as much as possible, 2) wearing a mask when you have contact with anyone out- side your household, 3) washing your hands frequently and 4) maintaining social distancing. The ABC Campaign—Abundant chanting, Buddhist study and Connect life-to-life—is

Category: Q&A

Q: My friend wants to begin practicing Nichiren Buddhism. How should I explain to them the significance of doing gongyo regularly?

A: Chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo is the primary practice of Nichiren Buddhism. It activates the power inherent in ourselves and all phenomena. Gongyo is the secondary practice, which consists of reciting portions of the Lotus Sutra’s “Expedient Means” and “Life Span of the Thus Come One” chapters, coupled with chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo. Doing gongyo is our declaration to