Buddhist Doctrine of the Ten Worlds
The Buddha used the lotus flower as a metaphor to symbolize the mystic Law (Myoho). The lotus plant sends forth its pure white flowers from within a muddy swamp. Using this metaphor, the Buddha demonstrated how Buddhahood and the other nine worlds inherently coexist within our lives.
Join us on Sunday, March 16th, at 2:00 pm for an in-depth explanation of the significance of the Lotus flower to Buddhism, understanding the Ten Worlds and why it is important for your happiness.
If you would like to hear the Lotus Sutra being recited (called Gongyo), watch our new video.