Lotus Sutra

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Knowing Nichiren

Scholar Jacqueline Stone on one of Buddhism’s great traditions and its founder

An interview with Jacqueline Stone by Frederick M. Ranallo-Higgins

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Uncovering the Mythical Buddha

A professor of Japanese religion discusses what manga and myth can teach us about the creativity of the Buddhist tradition.

Bernard Faure in conversation with James Shaheen

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Living the Lotus Sutra

Nichiren Shonin taught that the essence of the Lotus Sutra is found by developing faith through chanting what’s called the daimoku (or the odaimoku), the sutra’s sacred title. Myokei Caine-Barrett, the first woman and the first…

By Myokei Caine-Barrett, Shonin

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IdeasMagazine | Feature

How to Read the Lotus Sutra

The Lotus Sutra is one of the foremost Buddhist texts, but to the uninitiated reader, it can make little or no sense.

Interview with Jacqueline Stone and Donald S. Lopez Jr. by James Shaheen

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