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Sunday, July 8, 2018

Winning, losing, victory, or defeat

Nichiren talked about winning and losing ["victory or defeat"] in several writings but never at the expense of honesty, honor, and leading an ethical life. In another writing he stated: "However wretched a beggar you might become, never disgrace the Lotus Sutra." There are no guarantees in life. Winning is to never disgrace the Lotus Sutra even if one becomes a wretched beggar.

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