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All Living Beings Possess the Buddha Nature

There are many people around the world who are controlled by their selfish desires. They commit evil deeds, harm others, and cause trouble in society. At first glance, it would appear that such people have no conscience. However, the Nirvana Sutra teaches:

All living beings without exception possess the Buddha nature.

The teachings of true Buddhism reveal that evil people are included among those who undergo sufferings. And even such individuals can attain Buddhahood by bringing forth their own Buddha nature, if they acknowledge their negative causes and strive in the practice of Buddhism.*

All Living Beings Possess the Buddha Nature

Visit Myosenji Temple this Sunday, November 5th, for a lecture by our Chief Priest, Rev Sakabe, on the Buddhist Concept of the Ten Worlds. Learn how to manifest your Buddha nature every day and be a happy person.

  • Brief lecture by Chief Priest on the Buddhist Concept of the Ten Worlds
  • Learn how to chant Nam Myoho Renge Kyo and properly use the Juzu Beads, Buddhist prayer beads
  • Q&A with our Chief Priest
  • The meeting starts at 2:00 pm and concludes around 3:15 pm. Open to the public.

If you have decided to become a Buddhist or are interested in learning how to become a Buddhist, Rev Sakabe will be performing the Acceptance of the Precept Ceremony, the ceremony where you become a Buddhist, immediately following the meeting.

*Excerpted: Nichiren Shoshu Monthly magazine, The Three Inherent Potentials of the Buddha Nature, October, 2017, p.20.