Daimoku


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Related to Daimoku: Gohonzon, Gongyo

Daimoku

(ˈdaɪməʊkuː) or

daimoku

n
(Buddhism)
a. (in Nichiren Buddhism) the words nam myoho renge kyo ('devotion to the Lotus Sutra') chanted to the Gohonzon
b. the act of chanting these words
[from Japanese, literally: title]
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Magnetic mantras--nembutsu, daimoku, dharani--sound tsunamis surging throughout the universe.
My research disclosed a methodology that made much of the "inadequacies" of Western philosophy and theology and that taught the "inescapable logic" of Nichiren Buddhism, the absolute authority of the Lotus Sutra, and the practical benefits of worshiping the Daimoku, or "Sacred Title" inscribed by Nichiren.
Since joining, I have chanted nammyoho-renge-kyo [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], the daimoku mantra] for many hundreds of hours.
After three years of chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo (or daimoku, the core practice of Nichiren Buddhism), my dream came true.
From the moment we chant daimoku with a deep powerful resolve, the sun begins to rise in our hearts.