Thursday, May 17, 2018
Nichiren corrected Tientai believers. I correct Soka Gakkai, Nichiren Shoshu, and Nichiren Shu believers
"Shakyamuni is the Buddha of perfect enlightenment and complete reward. T’ien-t’ai gained a stage of enlightenment that did not reach to the first of the ten stages of security; he did not advance beyond the stage of hearing the name and words of the truth, the stage of perception and action, and the stage of resemblance to enlightenment. In terms of the fifty-two stages of bodhisattva practice, he was forty-two stages lower than Shakyamuni..."