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Moon Viewing on Fuji Mountain

Moon Viewing on Fuji Mountain

Moon Viewing on Fuji Mountain. We had been travelling for almost 24 hours when we arrived at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport.  Flying over the ocean with a large group of pilgrims from Los Angeles, the natural fatigue of jet lag air travel had caught up with me.  My weeks of preparation ahead of our journey had …

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The Bodhisattva

The Bodhisattva

  To be willing to risk everything,To awaken even in the darkest hours,To be fearless – even reckless,To pursue adventure with illumination,To abide in faith for eons. To seek my mentor over lifetimes,To polish my character,To give encouragement and hope,To boldly carve a path for others,To attract fortune from afar. To be Buddha I AM,To …

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The Region of the Unfathomable.

The Region of the Unfathomable.

I. We youthful warriors walk into the mountains to conquer the highest peak, determined to challenge the world, .  We climb ever higher along  clear mountain streams, rapidly tumbling along the boulders in a never-ending flow behind and ahead – up and up to the tree-line of the high-sierra and beyond, far above the distant …

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What Is This Man Thinking?

What Is This Man Thinking?

We had been fishing that morning, on a clear winter day in Southern California, at a beach near Malibu, 1975. I had caught a fish, and Sensei * helped me to reel it in. Our fishing group consisted of about fifteen people including Mrs. Ikeda and several Soka Gakkai leaders, all gathered together on the …

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In the Moment

In the Moment

In the Moment “Life at each moment encompasses the body and mind and the self and environment of all sentient beings..as well as all insentient beings in the three thousand realms, including plants, sky, earth, and even the minutest particles of dust.  Life at each moment permeates the entire realm of phenomena and is revealed …

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