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You will see that the entire universe is the Land of Tranquil Light.

Reply to Hoshina Goro Taro (Nam Myoho Renge Kyo)
From Hyuga to Nobeoka ------ May 16, 2009 Howard Ahner
You will see that the entire universe is the Land of Tranquil Light.
Whitey and our Suzuki-Chevrolet
Some of My Videos 2008
Nam Myoho Renge Kyo
Undoukai October 11, 2008
Undoukai Kawaminami
"V" Conversation in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan
Did you know that kanji used to be written from left to right before the war in Japan?
Leaves turn red in autumn in Japan.
"Asottaro" ...a new term invented by Howard Ahner.
I forget everything unless I write it down.
The old Tillerman Video Shop in Minami Nobeoka
Tsunetomi Elementary Minami Nobeoka
Scooters must stop to turn right in Nobeoka, Japan.
Overgrown Weeds at Jusco, Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Kyushu, Japan.
Nomura and Lehman Operations in Nobeoka
The Banana Diet Reaches Nobeoka, Miyazaki!
Souryoumachi Souryou Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki
Oodakemachi Oodake Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki
Higashihamagomachi Higashihamago Machi Nobeoka
Hamago Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Futatsujimamachi Futatsujima Machi Nobeoka
Nakashima Machi Nakashimamachi Nobeoka Miyazaki
Tomiyamamachi Tomiyama Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki
Suzakimachi Suzaki Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki
Konyamachi Konya Machi Nobeoka
Kasugamachi Kasuga Machi Nobeoka
Hinodemachi Hinode Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki
Shinhamamachi Shinhama Machi Nobeoka
Kawashima Machi Kawashimamachi Nobeoka
Yamatsukimachi Yamatsuki Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki
Cherry Like in Nobeoka Makimachi Makimachi Nobeoka
Flower Fugu Mabazakimachi Mabazaki Machi Nobeoka
Dayz City Kitakatamachi Kitakata Machi Nobeoka
Kogawamachi Kogawa Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Nakamiwamachi Nakamiwa Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki
Shimomiwamachi Shimomiwa Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki
Kagasemachi Kagase Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Myoumachi Myou Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Oonomachi Oono Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Mukabakimachi Mubaki Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki
Ookaimachi Ookai Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Futamata Futa Mata Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Kawahiramachi Kawahira Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Sashikinomachi Sashiki No Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Tsunetomimachi Tsunetomi Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Furushiromachi Furoshiro Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Saikouji Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Nishishinamachi Nishishina Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Okamizumachi Okamizu Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Taimamachi Taima Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Datemachi Date Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Hamamachi Hama Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Hirabarumachi Hirabaru Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Byuumachi Byuu Machi Nobeoka Miyazaki Japan
Hello, Andrew Bower! How's everything? We miss you in Nobeoka.

Reply to Lord Matsuno

- Matsuno-dono Gohenji -


I have received one kan of coins, one sho of oil, a robe and ten writing brushes. I cannot adequately express my appreciation for the sincerity that you have always shown me, so I will leave it to the Lotus Sutra and Shakyamuni Buddha to praise you.


Just as I have said before, as a layman, you should singlemindedly chant Nam-myoho-renge-kyo morning and evening, day and night, and then witness the results at the last moment of your life. [At that time,] hasten up the mountain of wondrous enlightenment and look around you in all directions. You will see that the entire universe is the Land of Tranquil Light. The ground will be of lapis lazuli, and the eight paths will be set apart by golden ropes. Four kinds of flowers will rain down from the heavens, and music will resound in the air. All Buddhas and bodhisattvas will be present, caressed by the breezes of eternity, happiness, true self and purity. We, too, will surely count ourselves among their number. The Lotus Sutra is indeed this splendid!


As I am in a hurry, I cannot go into details.


With my deep respect,



The ninth day of the ninth month in the third year of Kenji (1277), cyclical sign hinoto-ushi


Postscript: Would you be so kind as to send about ten ryo of seeds from the mokurenju tree?

The True Entity of Life
The One Essential Phrase
The Essence of the Juryo Chapter
The True Object of Worship
The Selection of the Time
The Problem to Be Pondered Night and Day
Reply to the Mother of Lord Ueno
The Bodies and Minds of Ordinary Beings
Teaching, Practice, and Proof
On Omens
On Persecutions Befalling the Buddha
The Votary of the Lotus Sutra Will Meet Persecution
Thus I Heard
The Izu Exile
The Origin of the Urabon
The Royal Palace
The Meaning of Faith
The Third Day of the New Year
Reply to the Followers
The Causal Law of Life
The Swords of Good and Evil
The Teaching for the Latter Day
The Unmatched Fortune of the Law
Easy Delivery of a Fortune Child
Letter to Konichi-bo
Letter to Misawa
An Outline of the Zokurui and Other Chapters
Consecrating an Image of Shakyamuni Buddha Made by Shijo Kingo
Curing Karmic Disease
Admonitions Against Slander
Bestowal of the Mandala of the Mystic Law
The Receipt of New Fiefs
The Unity of Husband and Wife
Letter to Ko-no-ama Gozen
Winter Always Turns to Spring
On Filial and Unfilial Conduct
A Father Takes Faith
A Warning against Begrudging One's Fief
The Mongol Envoys
Reply to Tokimitsu
Reply to Myoho Bikuni Gozen
Beneficial Medicine for All Ills
A Sage Perceives the Three Existences of Life
The Proof of the Lotus Sutra
Letter to Jakunichi-bo
Aspiration for the Buddha Land
Reply to Lord Shijo Kingo
The Universal Salty Taste
Good Fortune in This Life
The Wealthy Man Sudatta
Letter to Gijo-bo
New Year's Gosho
Persecution at Tatsunokuchi
Easy Delivery of a Fortune Child
Reply to Lord Matsuno's Wife
The Birth of Tsukimaro
Banishment to Sado
Great Evil and Great Good
Happiness In This World
Letter from Echi
Letter to Endo Saemon-no-jo
Letter to Priest Nichiro in Prison
On Flowers and Seeds
On Itai Doshin
Postscript to the Rissho Ankoku Ron
Reply to a Believer
Reply to Ko Nyudo
Reply to Lady Onichi-nyo
Reply to Lord Matsuno
Rissho Ankoku Ron
The Difficulty of Sustaining Faith
The Offering of a Summer Robe
The Property of Rice
The Wonderful Means of Surmounting Obstacles
Unseen Virtue and Visible Reward
Upholding Faith in the Gohonzon
The Drum at the Gate of Thunder


A Comparison of the Lotus Sutra and Other Sutras
A Ship to Cross the Sea of Suffering
Earthly Desires Are Enlightenment
Clear Sake Gosho
Letter to Niike
Letter to Domyo Zemmon
Letter to Akimoto
Letter from Sado
Reply to Nichigon-ama
Roots of Good Fortune
Reply to Jibu-bo
No Safety in the Threefold World - Nichiren Daishounin
Letter to Horen - Nichiren Daishounin
King Rinda - Nichiren Daishounin
Jozo and Jogen - Nichiren Daishounin
Bodhisattva Hachiman - Nichiren Daishounin
On Prayer - Nichiren Daishounin
The Opening of the Eyes Part I
The Opening of the Eyes Part II
Conversation between a Sage and an Unenlightened Man
Conversation between a Sage and an Unenlightened Man Part II
Establishment of the Legitimate Teaching for the Protection of the Country
How Those Initially Aspiring to the Way Can Attain Buddhahood Through the Lotus Sutra
The Learned Doctor Shan-wu-wei
The Entity of the Mystic Law
The Pure and Far-reaching Voice
Reply to Takahashi Nyudo
The Teaching, Capacity, Time, and Country
The Doctrine of Attaining Buddhahood in One's Present Form
Encouragement to a Sick Person
The Essence of the Yakuo Chapter
The Daimoku of the Lotus Sutra
The Supreme Leader of the World
The Treasure of a Filial Child
The Supremacy of the Law
Reply to Nii-ama
The Workings of Bonten and Taishaku
The Story of Ohashi no Taro
The Teaching in Accordance with the Buddha's Own Mind
The Treatment of Illness and the Points of Difference between Mahayana and Hinayana and Provisional
Repaying Debts of Gratitude
On Practicing the Buddha's Teachings
On the Urabon
Letter to the Priests of Seicho-ji
Letter to Nichimyo Shonin
Letter to Shomitsu-bo
Questions and Answers on Embracing the Lotus Sutra
Reply to Sairen-bo
Rationale for Submitting the Rissho Ankoku Ron
Persecution by Sword and Staff
Rebuking Slander of the Law and Eradicating Sins
Recitation of the Hoben and Juryo Chapters
Reply to Lord Hakiri Saburo
Reply to Yasaburo
Letter to Ichinosawa Nyudo
Letter to Myomitsu Shonin
Reply to Hoshina Goro Taro
Wu-lung and I-lung
White Horses and White Swans
The Sutra of True Requital
The Kalpa of Decrease
The Farther the Source, the Longer the Stream
The Third Doctrine
The One-eyed Turtle and the Floating Sandalwood Log
Letter to Nakaoki Nyudo
General Stone Tiger
The Heritage of the Ultimate Law of Life
Lessening the Karmic Retribution
Letter to the Brothers
Hell is the Land of Tranquil Delight
On Prolonging Life
On the Buddha's Behavior
On the Buddha's Prophecy
On the Treasure Tower
Propagation by the Wise
The Embankments of Faith
The Dragon Gate
Strategy of the Lotus Sutra
Reply to Kyo-o
The Person and the Law
The One Essential Phrase
The Gift of Rice
The Real Aspect of the Gohonzon
Letter of Petition from Yorimoto
Introduction and Preface to the Ongi Kuden: Namu Myoho Renge Kyo [Devotion to the Lotus Sutra]
Muryogi Sutra [Sutra of Innumerable Meanings]
Chapter 3: Simile and Parable [Hiyu]
Chapter 4: Faith and Understanding [Shinge]
Chapter 6: Prediction [Juki]
Chapter 7: Phantom City [Kejoyu]
Chapter 8: Prophecy of Enlightenment for Five Hundred Disciples [Gohyaku Deshi Juki]

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Miyazaki Ken Sport's Festival

Forgetful in Nobeoka
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Miyazaki Forgetfulness

Autumn Leaves Red
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Golden Leaves in Autumn?

Change the way people learn in Japan.
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Make it difficult for foreigners to learn.

The "V" Conversationalist
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Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan

The Banana Diet Reaches Nobeoka, Miyazaki!
The Banana Diet Reaches Nobeoka, Miyazaki!
The Banana Diet Reaches Nobeoka, Miyazaki!

Nomura and Lehman Operations in Nobeoka
Nomura and Lehman Operations in Nobeoka
Nomura and Lehman Operations in Nobeoka


Hirabaru Machi

Byuumachi Byuu Machi Nobeoka
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Aoshima Island
Undo Jingu Shrine

Toi Cape

Saitobaru Archaeological Museum
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Nishi No Shosoin
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Shiroyama Park
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Takachiho Gorge

Shunrei Sai
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Nobeoka Map of Kabuki

The Great Kabuki is from Nobeoka
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Akihisa Takachiho and Yoshino Sato

Kamioka Shigeoka Sotaro
Naokawa Kitagawa Town, Miyazaki
Naomi Ichitana

Kitagawa Town, Miyazaki
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Kokkai Diet Miura extradition

Koizumi Retires Quits Out to Pasture
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Japanese Around the World
Nakayama resigns
Japanese in Somalia

AEP Nobeoka
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