Authorising the Object of Devotion

The Priesthood : 

                          “One should never worship anything as a Gohonzon

                           that has not been authorised by the High Priest, who

                           has inherited the Heritage of the Law, even if it was

                           inscribed by Nichiren Daishonin himself”


                          NST News, Special Issue, p3.



        The power of the Gohonzon is activated by the practitioner’s faith,

         not by the High Priest who inscribed it. 

         Nichiren states: “Never seek this Gohonzon

         outside yourself. The Gohonzon exists only within the mortal

         flesh of us ordinary people who embrace the Lotus Sutra and

         chant NamMyohoRengKyo”. WND1p 832


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