Re: [SGI] Re: Mr. Williams
- --- andyhanlen1@... wrote:
> Hoshaku, by your criterion, I believe I have correctI'm Happy for you
> (and constantly developing and deepening) faith.
> IThis is a matter of deffering opinions
> also believe that the SGI-USA needs to comprehend
> the spirit of the "manners and customs of the
> country" (zuiho bini) in which it operates, that it
> currently does not,
> and that it needs to become aTrue and correct faith - is the only criterion to be
> bottom up, democratically based organization,
judged SGI as an organization. SGI is becoming more
and more democratically horizontal organization
through correct faith. You are missing to witness it
from within since you are judging it from outside.
> autonomous from Japan, if it is to succeed in itsI disagree with you here.
> espoused mission to "widely spread and teach" this
> Buddhism in this country and become a mainstream
> religious organization here.
The unfolding of Buddhism to the future is a thorny
road. If we to attain the lofty goal of wide spreading
this great teachings, it is only in uniting as one
autonomy that we'll succeed to attain that very goal,
not many autonomies pulling in deferent directions.
As the Daishonin stated:
"When you are so united, even the great desire for
widespread propagation can be fulfilled." [WND029,
Page 217, col 1, line 50, sentence 4 in para 3]
> Am I wrong?Time will tell and you'll be the judge.
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- --- In SokaGakkaiInternational@yahoogroups.com, "Christopher
H. Holte" <chris_holte@y...> wrote:
> If we see Buddhism as a religion centered around a man whowill tell
> us how to get to enlightenment, then we can develop suchunhealthy
> attachments -- but if we see it as a road we are all on we willbe
> > For what it's worth,