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Sunday, April 28, 2019

Oxymoron Buddhism

The Nichiren Shoshu possesses an "original copy" of the Transfer Documents.

Soka Gakkai mentor-disciple is the worst kind of baseless talk

"...thus they poured out perverted words of their own invention and took absolutely no cognizance of the explanations put forth in the Buddhist scriptures. Their's is the worst kind of baseless talk."-- Establishing The Peace Of The Country Through The Propagation Of The True Law.

Buddhahood quickly or eventually. Its up to you.

The Daimoku is the seed of Buddhahood. Having chanted the Daimoku but once, even SGI members with their warped faith will eventually attain Buddhahood. Merely hearing the Daimoku one time assures Buddhahood in the future. Even slandering the Daimoku, one will without doubt eventually attain Buddhahood. Chanting Daimoku with a correct faith, one will quickly attain Buddhahood.

Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock

Hollow words from two pseudo-Buddhist members of a personality cult who have abandoned the profound [Nichiren] for the shallow [Daisaku Ikeda]. All the new age self help and personal empowerment talk in the world can not break the steel shackles of anger, avarice, and stupidity, the fundamental evils inherent in life. Only chanting Namu Myoho renge kyo with faith in the Lotus Sutra can enable all people to attain Buddhahood. Other discourse, be it discourse on peace, culture, or even education, is fruitless because they have been the armamentarium of great thinkers since the dawn of man without even a modicum of success. The words of the Buddha and his messenger Nichiren Daishonin, on the other hand, are the very words that will cause peace and security to flow into the wasteland of the people's lives.

Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny in a Buddhist sense of transmission of the Law and thestages of Buddhist practice

There is a saying in embryology, "ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny". What this means is, the stages of human embryo development are closely mimicked by the evolutionary development of animals from a single cell organism (fusion of egg and sperm), to invertebrates such as jelly fish, to higher invertebrates such as worms, to vertebrates such as amphibians, fish, mammals, and then man.

Likewise, there are stages in the development of the Buddhist Law which are reflected in the enlightenment of the practitioner who embrace the Law at a particular stage of its development. Thus, for example, the enlightenment of the Theravadin practitioner reflects the Theravadin Law. Since the pinnacle of development of the Buddhist Law is the Scripture of the Lotus Flower of the Wonderful Law, the enlightenment of the practitioner of the Lotus Sutra surpasses that of the practitioner at any other stage of development of the Buddhist Law. The most important matter is always the Law one embraces, not the priests, leaders, or body of believers.

The lifeblood and transmission of the Law is the Law itself [Sutra scrolls and Gohonzon]. Believing that the lifeblood is transmitted through priests, living [or dead] masters [mentors], or the body of believers, is to arrest one's development in a stage of Buddhist practice so far from Supreme Enlightenment (fully realized man) that it is barely recognizable from the deluded state. This is analogous to an embryo arrested in  the early stages of embryologic development.

Safwan, Nichiren's view is clear, unequivocal, straightforward, unambiguous, indisputable, incontestable, incontrovertible, unmistakable, certain, undeniable, manifest, and explicit

"The object of devotion as set forth in the “Life Span” chapter is Shakyamuni Buddha, the lord of teachings, eternally endowed with the three bodies, who since the beginning of numberless major world system dust particle kalpas in the past has had deep and abiding affinities with this land of ours." [1282]

There is no dialogue, only debate

Nichiren Daishonin states, "seeds without peer". Dialogue is a discourse between equals. Since the Lotus Sutra and its votaries are superior to other faiths and their practitioners by virtue of the standards of ethics, morality, non-violence, insight, compassion, empathy, rationality, and mercy, there can be no dialogue. There is only debate. Least of all can there be dialogue with the slanderers of Nichiren Lotus Sutra Buddhism, with those who would alter the teachings or with those who enrich themselves teaching the dharma.

Correct faith

I had a patient Rosebud R. In 1977 she was diagnosed with colon cancer Dukes Stage C with 5 of 20 extracolonic lymph nodes sampled positive for metastatic disease. She shook it off like a bad cold. Then, 5 years ago, she was diagnosed with inoperable Stage IV bronchogenic carcinoma. She never missed a beat and hardly ever coughs. In december she was having belly pains and an endoscopy revealed cancer of the stomach. Within a week or two, all her symptoms disappeared. She has an appetite like a horse and is more clear of mind than my SGI readers. She attributes all her good fortune "to the man upstairs". 

Her experience rivals that of any SGI, Kempon Hokke, or Nichiren Shoshu believer but that doesn't make her belief in God correct. From a Buddhist perspective, her good fortune is the result of the good karma she created for herself since time without beginning, particularly her faith and practice of the Lotus Sutra. Likewise, we must place the various experiences of Soka Gakkai members in perspective. Their belief in the DaiGohonzon, Nichiren as True Buddha, interfaith "based" on the Lotus Sutra, and Ikeda as "eternal mentor" are incorrect. Good fortune in this life doesn't guarantee good fortune throughout eternity, let alone the next lifetime. The very best good fortune, according to the Lotus Sutra and Nichiren, is having a correct faith.

Soka Gakkai and free speech

SGI supports freedom of religion and, at the same time, they support curtailing free speech. SGI's UN NGO supported the UN resolution banning criticism of Islam. What's next, banning criticism of the Soka Gakkai? They want it both ways: Freedom to practice a twisted perverse version of the Daishonin's Buddhism and freedom from anyone pointing out their errors.

Joe Bunik responds: Choosing Orthodox Nichiren Lotus Sutra Buddhism

Joe Bunik responds:

"I would second this motion!

Having had an opportunity to practice under both SGI/NSA/... I had been disappointed by the lack of opportunity to have a practice which helped me personally grow as an individual rather than being submerged by the overwhelming "personalities and campaigns" of these groups. This led me to several years of inconsistent practice. Over time, I began to encounter the advocates of the more orthodox forms of practice and immediately found an inner benefit unlike any before. After a lot of discussions regarding this more serious practice, I became a member of Hokke Kai and find an ever continuing source of community, group and personal support which, while more geographically separated than the typical NSA practice and number of members, provides something I never encountered before. I have found that rare combination of practice which is based upon the bedrock of truth from Nichiren himself and not the interpretaions of others. The freedom from having to continue to recruit members but rather letting people think, evaluate and choose an orthodox practice provides a very supportive community to discuss and grow both as individuals and as a samgha.

I don't think it necessarily matters if you choose Hokke Kai or another orthodox practice (although personally I can not conceive of another) but I would recommend serious consideration of the values of such a practice. At this time I can not get my lips to consider chanting other than the true words Namu Myho Renge Kyo. Any other phrase seems empty. The key words in my conversion were that you can be sincere and still slander the Lotus Sutra by incorrect practice. I was sincere but sincerely wrong. Sincerity is not enough - it is what you chant as well as how you chant; it is believing what is truly passed down from time immemorial rather than what you are told to believe."

Ikeda throws Shakyamuni Buddha overboard and takes the helm:

"A passage from the Lotus Sutra reads, ' though one had found a ship to make the crossing.' This 'ship' might be described as follows: The Lord Buddha, a shipbuilder of infinitely profound wisdom, gathered the lumber of the four tastes and eight teachings, planed it by honestly discarding the provisional teachings, cut and assembled the planks, using both right and wrong, and completed the craft by driving home the spikes of the one, supreme teaching. Thus he launched the ship upon the sea of suffering. Unfurling the sails of the three thousand conditions on the mast of the Middle Way doctrine, driven by the fair wind of 'all phenomena reveal the true entity', the vessel surges ahead, carrying all believers who can enter Buddhahood by their pure faith. Shakyamuni is the helmsman, Taho Buddha mans the sails, and the Four Bodhisattvas led by Jogyo strain in unison at the creaking oars. This is the ship in "a ship to make the crossing", the vessel of Myoho-renge-kyo. Those who board it are the disciples and followers of Nichiren. Believe this whole heartedly."-- MW V1 p.10 A Ship to Cross the Sea Of Suffering

Nichiren on choosing the wrong kind of Buddhism

"So it is that some of them put their faith in heretical teachings, or pay honor to those who slander the Law. It distresses me that they should be so confused about right and wrong, and at the same time I feel pity that, having embraced Buddhism, they have chosen the wrong kind. With the power of faith that is in there hearts, why must they vainly give credence to heretical doctrines? (MW vol 1, Rissho Ankoku Ron, pg 43)

Buddhism and genetics

"A birds egg contains nothing but liquid, yet by itself this develops into a beak, two eyes, and all the other parts which forma bird, and can fly into the sky". (MW vol , Letter to Nikke pg 259-260)

This happens by the processes of meiosis and mitosis. A Buddha is born through the process of following what the Buddha and Nichiren Daishonin taught.

A human being contains 46 chromosomes in every one of it's cells except in the sex cells which contain 23. When a sperm fertilizes an egg the 23 chromosomes from the male unite with the 23 chromosomes from the female to form 46 chromosomes. These 46 chromosome control the eventual shape structure, and function of the human body. Normal chromosomes will beget a normal body "mind".

There are certain anomalous processes that occur within chromosomes. They are called deletions, translocations, inversions, additions and mutations. There are control mechanisms that help to prevent these processes from occurring and there are repair mechanisms that can reverse some of these abnormal processes after they occur. 

The Lotus Sutra and Gosho (Law) and The Buddha unite with the faith and practice of the believer to control the "shape, structure, and function" of the believer's Buddhahood. These can be likened to chromosomes of faith.

Normal chromosomes can be likened to the correct Law, the correct Buddha, a correct faith, and a correct practice. All these normal or correct conditions must be present in order to attain Buddhahood in this lifetime. Abnormal chromosomes can be likened to an incorrect Law, any Buddha (or person) besides the Original Buddha, an incorrect faith and/or incorrect practice. Any or all of these abnormal "chromosomes" are present should one fail to attain Buddhahood in this life.

Just as deletions, inversions, translocations, additions, and mutations within chromasomes lead to various congenital defects or other diseases such as cancer, the same type of processes within the Buddhist believer leads to a life state other than Buddhahood. Nichiren states in the Kaimoku Sho,

"They will tear off the first part of the Sutra and stick it on the end, tear off the end and put it at the beginning, put the end and the beginning in the middle, and the beginning at the middle or end". This is analogous to inversions and translocations of the Law. 

In The Supreme Leader Of The World, Nichiren states, "However they are alike in that they all abandoned Shakyamuni Buddha". This is analogous to deletion of the Original Buddha. 

The Akimoto Gosho talks about four faults in a vessel (the vessel of our faith and practice) and explains that "The Lotus Sutra is the Dharma water of the Buddha's wisdom". Refusing to believe in or practice the Lotus Sutra or believe in Shakyamuni Buddha of the Juryo Chapter of the Lotus Sutra is having an overturned vessel of faith and practice. This is analogous to having a mutation in one's faith or practice.

Correct faith and practice are like the enzymes that serve to maintain correct functioning, maintenance, and repair of chromosomes and lead to a good outcome [Buddhahood].

Scandals of the Renoir paintings and "the safe"

"Although the issue involving the purchase of Renoir paintings by Tokyo Fuji Art Museum and the discovery of a safe in the Tokyo dumps are old issues, as someone seems to have brought it up again on this newsgroup, I am providing the following information for those interested. 

CASE OF THE RENOIR PAINTINGS--Since 1991, newspaper and magazine reports in Japan have implied that the Soka Gakkai received a Y 1.5 billion ($15 million) kickback from Mitsubishi Corp. for the purchase by the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum of two Renoir paintings--"Women After Bathing" and "Woman Reading." (And is again being rehashed in the media just prior to the next elections--I wonder why.) However, this is absolutely not the case and Soka Gakkai never received any payment whatsoever from any of the parties involved. (If it was guilty of anything, it was in its extreme naivete in the business negotiations, as can be learned from the following paragraphs.)

In 1989, Soka Gakkai Vice President Yorio Yahiro, who serves as the organization's chief legal counsel (through the date of this e-mail) learned that these paintings would be coming on the market for Y 3.6 billion ($36 million). He passed the information onto the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum which decided to purchase the paintings. However, due to insufficient funds, the Museum sought a trustworthy broker who was financially capable of purchasing the paintings and holding them for future transition to the Museum. Mitsubishi Corp. agreed to facilitate the purchase.

In March 1989, Mitsubishi Corp. delivered checks for Y 3.6 billion to the agent representing the sellers and received in return the receipt, the paintings and certificates of authenticity. The Museum, with support of Soka Gakkai, was then able to acquire the funding necessary to purchase the paintings from Mitsubishi Corp., which it did in September 1990. The purchase price at that time was Y 4.1 billion ($41 million), which included Y 500 million ($5 million) interest. It was later learned that the sellers' original price was only Y 2.1 billion ($21 million), a fact the Soka Gakkai was unaware of at the time. What the sellers chose to do with the money after it was paid by Mitsubishi was beyond the control of the Museum or the Soka Gakkai.

The whereabouts of most of the Y 1.5 billion became clear in June 1993 when the Tokyo District Court handed down five indictments for tax evasion to the agents who had received payment from Mitsubishi. Reiko Tachibana, director of the vase gallery Tachibana, and her staff were indicted for failing to report most of the Y 768 million ($7.68 million) they had received. Suguru Ishihara, president of Art France, another art dealer that had brokered the purchase, was charged with evading taxes on Y 432 million ($4.32 million) of income. Together, the brokers had hidden most of the Y 1.2 billion ($12 million) received from the transaction.

For her crime, Tachibana was sentenced to 10 months in prison and fined Y 18 million ($180,000). The others involved in the case were fined. Prosecutors called off the investigation on the outstanding ´300 million because of inconclusive evidence.

Thus, contrary to accusations, Soka Gakkai was the big loser. In addition to being overcharged for the paintings, it became subject to unwarranted attention in the media.


DISCOVERY OF A SAFE--A police investigation revealed that a safe containing some Y 170 million ($1.7 million) in cash discovered in June 1989 at a dump near Tokyo, belonged to Mr. Haruo Nakanishi, a former director of the Seikyo Press of Soka Gakkai. The media reported this incident--the strange behavior of one person--and insinuated that the entire organization was somehow at fault. According to Mr. Nakanishi, whose employment has since been terminated, he had been involved in a business on the grounds of the Head Temple Taiseki-ji since 1970, inspite of the fact that the employment agreement with Soka Gakkai prohibited employees from owning and operating a business on the side. He made a profit of some Y 170 million ($1.7 million) over three years, which he kept in his personal safe located in a storeroom in the Seikyo Shimbun building. During a routine inventory and clean-up, the safe was found not to be registered in
the Seikyo Press's inventory log and was sent to the dump as a matter of course.

After the discovery of the safe and the money in it, Mr. Nakanishi admitted his mistake and offered his apologies. He has since donated all the money to the Red Cross. Soka Gakkai President Einosuke Akiya said at the time: "I am very sorry that such an unimaginable incident has occurred to disturb many people. The Soka Gakkai has always been very strict about its handling of money and personnel matters. Because of this tradition, the Gakkai has gained profound trust from its membership and society at large. However, this reputation was damaged because, regrettably enough, it was found that a leader of the Soka Gakkai Headquarters was involved in this incident. Many sincere members must be wondering why such a thing could happen. I empathize with them and apologize deeply."


The above information is being contributed by some concerned SGI members who plan to try to make small contributions to this newsgroup when time allows. Many points of contention, however (like doctrinal and philosophical ones), can be argued over relentlessly without a compromise.

Contrary to what some have said on this newsgroup, the staff for Soka Gakkai's website is small. Most of their time is spent updating the website and answering e-mail sent to the website. In the evenings, besides their personal activities, they (as SGI members worldwide tend to do) participate in SGI discussion meetings and study meetings and other SGI gatherings.

"More valuable than the treasures of the storehouse are the treasures of the body, and the treasures of the heart are the most valuable of all. From the time you read this letter on, strive to accumulate the treasures of the heart! (Major Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, Volume 2, page 279)

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No one sets out with the intention of joining a cult

The Ikeda sect by Eddie

The Ikeda Sect

I phoned the SGI North Hollywood, CA Kaikon to inquire if they had scheduled a Commemorative Gongyo Session on April 28 in honor of Nichiren first having chanted Namu Myoho Renge Kyo. I was informed they had not.

Every year they hold a special Gongyo in August to Commemorate the day Daisaku Ikeda joined the SGI. They have since stopped holding Commemorative Gongyo meetings for April 28 and February 16, the birthday of Nichiren as most all Nichiren sects do.

On Saturday, April 27th I attended the morning Men's Division meeting only to see if they would mention that the next day Commemorates the Daishonin first having chanted Namu Myoho Renge Kyo. 

They showed a movie entitled, "Songs for Justice" in which Daisaku Ikeda bragged about all of the songs he has written for the Gakkai over the years.

During the meeting Daisaku Ikeda's name was mentioned over 12 times.

Not only did they not mention the importance of April 28th but they did not quote Nichiren and Nichiren's name was NEVER mentioned at all! 

The SGI is officially "The Ikeda Sect".

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Nisshin the "Pot Wearing Saint"

Nabekamuri Nisshin the "Pot Wearing Saint"

"Kuonjoin Nisshin (1407-1488) is one of the most colorful and famous priests in the history of Nichiren Buddhism. He was, according to Jacqueline Stone, an authority on medieval Japanese Buddhism, "an uncompromising purist." Nisshin's efforts to spread the Lotus Sutra are said to be modeled after those of Nichiren himself. He followed and supported the initial efforts of Higo Ajari Nichizo (1269-1342), who was dispatched by Nichiren to preach the Dharma in Kyoto and reach the ears of the emperor, and Jogyoin Nichiyu (1298-1374), who presented a letter of admonition to the Emperor Godaigo. Additionally, he traveled and established many temples throughout Kyushu, Japan, including our home temple, Enkyoji. To understand true propagation and the spirit of shakubuku, we must understand some important aspects of his life.

At the age of 20 in the year of Oei 33, Nisshin made a statement regarding his spirit toward spreading the Dharma and reforming Buddhism in Japan: “One’s body is insignificant, but the Dharma is profound.” At the end of that year, he started his ascetic training, which lasted for 100 days from autumn through winter. Each night during the hours of 11pm to 3am, he went to the graveyard of what is now Hokekyoji Temple, modern Ichikawa City. He followed the esoteric tradition conferred in the Prayer Sutra known also as the Kito-Kyo. This was conferred by Nichiren for spiritual protection upon Toki Nichijo, who then transferred it to Nichiyu through secret transmission. Nisshin understood that he had received transmission of this teaching from Nichiyu, and due to that fact, he could not be killed or harmed and would be able to overcome any amount of torture.

Sitting in front of the stone grave stupas at the graveyard, he recited the Jigage verses of Chapter 16 each night one hundred times. This place was desolate and no one traveled there except for foxes and ghosts. According to legend, on the last night, all the stone stupa monuments recited the Jigage with him. One stupa stood out from the rest in its magnificent voice, but he could not make out whose grave it was. He embraced the stupa and pulled part of it off to identify it in the first morning light. When he returned in the morning sun, he realized that it marked the grave of Nichiyu, who had been the chief abbot of the Hokekyoji and whom he considered his spiritual protector. During this time it is stated that after peeling a fingernail away from his hand, he drew a mandala in his own blood mixed with the water from the pond where he had performed his freezing water absolutions every day. This act showed that he valued the Dharma over his own life.

As part of his propagation he was dispatched by his home temple of Nakayama Hokekyoji to oversee its branch temples located on the southern Japan island of Kyushu. Upon his arrival he found many of the temples to have enshrined bodhisattvas and deities not directly related to the teachings of the Lotus Sutra. He became very upset and criticized both the priests and laity publicly. This led to his expulsion from the lineage in the year 1437. Undaunted, he continued to admonish other priests and government officials including the shogun, Ashikaga Yoshinori, for their lack of devotion to the Lotus Sutra.

The shogun censured Nisshin and ordered him to cease criticizing the government. Nisshin ignored the order and proceeded to write one of his most famous works, Rissho Chikokuron (立正治国論), which he sent to Ashikaga Yoshinori in 1439. This book was inspired and based on the Rissho Ankoku Ron, written by Nichiren. As a result, Nisshin was imprisoned beginning in 1440 for 2 years. Nisshin's prison cell is said to have measured four feet, five inches high, and its width could only fit four tatami mats (less than 9 feet by 9 feet). Long nails pierced the ceiling. The cell contained up to twenty-eight people at a time. The prisoners in the cell could neither stand nor sit comfortably.

During his time in prison, Nisshin was horribly tortured on many occasions. One of the many tortures recorded was that in the intense heat of summer a large fire was made, and Nisshin was forced to walk across it. His captors stated that if he simply chanted and asked for Amida Buddha's mercy, it would be granted. Nisshin stated that the flames and heat were indeed very difficult to endure, however the flames of hell of the slanderer of the Dharma were even more harsh, upon which he continued to chant the Odaimoku, Namu Myoho Renge Kyo. Next they took him out in the middle of the night, tied him to a tree and beat him over and over again. They again told him that if he relied on the power of Amida Buddha’s vows, he would receive mercy. Nisshin replied, “There is no way to describe how hard the cold is to endure. However, one who receives the Dharma of an evil teacher falls into the eight cold hells and is pierced by the ice of hell of the great red lotus. No comparison can describe how many times the suffering of cold in that hell exceeds my present torments. How could I, because I shunned a brief spell of cold in this world, plant the seeds for long kalpas of suffering.” He continued to chant the Odaimoku. Upon the rise of the sun, the shogun came to inspect Nisshin's state and was angered to find that he had been able to endure this ordeal because of his great faith in the Lotus Sutra.

On another occasion, Nisshin was locked in a heated bathhouse for three hours where there was little air. Bamboo skewers were applied to his testicles and gardening hoes heated bright red were applied under his arms over and over again. However, his demeanor did not change, and he continued to chant the Odaimoku. Finally, frustrated that they had been unable to break his resolve, his tormentors heated a pot until it glowed bright red and placed it over his head. His demeanor still did not change, and he continued to chant the Odaimoku. News of this amazing feat of defiance spread near and far and his reputation grew larger than life. He came to be known as the “pot wearing saint.” This became known as the Takehara persecution. Wishing to silence him once and for all, the shogun demanded that his tongue be cut off. The person administrating the order felt compassion for Nisshin and simply cut off the front of his tongue, which gave him a lisp for the rest of his life. Many of his captors realized quickly that this could not be any ordinary person, but only a bodhisattva born in this world.

From his prison cell Nisshin warned Ashikaga Yoshinori that in the Lotus Sutra it is said that the tormentor of the teacher of the Dharma will be surely punished. He predicted that within three years Yoshinori would reap what he had sowed. Yoshinori laughed and said that he had been tormenting Nisshin for more than a year and nothing had happened. Nisshin stated that perhaps 3 years was too long, at which time he predicted that within 100 days the shogun would receive his punishment. Once again he was ignored. On the evening of the 99th day, Yoshinori was assassinated by one of his vassals. After Yoshinori’s death his family wished to erase some of his terrible karma and released many of the imprisoned people from jail. However, Nisshin said that he would not leave until all of Yoshinori’s family members and the shogun’s entire clan became devotees of the Lotus Sutra. They could not oppose Nisshin, and all became followers of the Lotus Sutra. Nisshin was 35 when he left the prison.

Following his release from prison, Nisshin continued to spread the teachings of the Lotus Sutra. He was a very charismatic man and, because of his teachings, many people took refuge in the Lotus Sutra. He could no longer shave his head due to the scarring and so he wore his hair cropped much in the fashion of children of the time. When he administered sermons, people were able to hear and see first hand the cruelty of the government through his lisp and scars. Many considered him to be Nichiren reborn. They thought, “who else could overcome such severe torment and torture?”

Although he was very popular with the common people, many government officials and priests of the established order did not like the way Nisshin refused to compromise his ideals of exclusive devotion to the Lotus Sutra, making no accommodation to social custom or secular authority. As a result, in 1460, Honpoji, a temple in Kyoto founded by Nisshin, was destroyed. In the same year, after receiving complaints from priests of other sects in Hizen about Nisshin's proselytizing, the 8th shogun, Ashikaga Yoshimasu, ordered the governor of Hizen, Lord Chiba Taneshizu, to detain Nisshin and bring him at once to Kyoto. Chiba was one of Nisshin's followers and hesitated to turn Nisshin over to the heretics in Kyoto whom he knew simply wished to make him disappear. He delayed leaving Hizen as long as he could, then deliberately took the long way to Kyoto: a journey which normally only required one month took them nine months. Chiba explained that they had been delayed by crowds of people along the route who wished to meet Nisshin and hear his teachings.

Nisshin was held in Kyoto for about year under house arrest, then was released in 1463. Following his release, he continued to spread the Dharma and worked hard to re-build Honpoji. He died at the age of 82."

My lineage, the lineage of Nichiju

Question: Nichiren said that other forms of Buddhism had lost their power 

to help/save/enlighten the people. What did he base this on? 

Answer: He based this on three things: Scriptures such as the Daijuku Sutra (Sutra of the Great Assembly), Shugo Sutra (Sutra of Protection), Maya Sutra, Lotus Sutra and Nirvana Sutra; theoretical considerations, such as the relative profundity of the various teachings; and most importantly, an observation and correct appreciation of the actual events of the time and insight into the past and future.

Question: What separates *your* branch of Nichiren Buddhism from the others? (Please, no name calling here. What are the *doctrinal* or *practical* differences?) 
Answer: "Our founder, the orthodox teacher Nichiju, took the Sutra text and Nichiren's Letters as absolute and proclaimed the Succession Through the Scrolls of the Sutra (kyogan sojo), spreading the teaching with the cry, "I adhere directly to Nichiren Daishonin'. The Lotus Sutra and writings of Nichiren are our doctrine. 

Other lineages have manufactured forgeries and called them "Letters" of Nichiren Shonin, Minobu which put together the Letter to Lord Hakii (Hakii done gosho) and the Taisekiji faction which forged the Two Successions (Nika sojo), the Selection on the Sublimity of the Original Cause (Hon'in myo sho), and the Selection of the Hundred and Six (Hyaku rokka sho) and others should die of shame before the Patriarch Nichiren Shonin. 

It is assertive propagation while undergoing persecution and beatings for the sake of thr Dharma by the Nichiju lineage since the founder, the Orthodox Teacher Nichiju, such as: The Onin Persecution when the Third Abbot of the Head Temple Myomanji, Nichinin, Nichijitsu and others spread the teaching unfazed by the torture of boiling water; the assertive transmission of the Way by the tenth Abbot Nichijun; the heroic deeds of Nittai in establishing the seven Hokke villages despite various persecutions; Nichigen, the twenty-sixth Abbot's persecution at Azuchi castle; and especially the twenty-seventh Abbot Nikkyo who continued to perform the forceful practices of the Lotus Sutra despite the amputation of his ears and nose and the killing of his young disciples, having incurred the animosity of the Tokugawa Shogunate; and the successive generations of Nikkyo, who day and night suffered persecution after persecution, oppression after oppression for the sake of the Dharma. They were beheaded, imprisoned, burned, and sent into distant exile on foreboding islands for twenty or thirty years and their martyrs' blood flowed as their noble lives were extinguished. Those of Nikkyo's lineage were contemptuously named the "New Disciples" by the general public but they themselves named themselves, "The Congregation of the Orthodoxy of the Original Doctrine" and "Those of the Right Old Doctrine of Nichiju". They [as we] boast[ed] that "we are in the direct lineage of Nichiren Daishonin but unfortunately, unlike us, they were forced underground in order to keep the fire of the faith going.

The people of the Right Old Doctrine in order to continue the Right Faith (sho shin) secretly founded the Daimoku Confraternity (called the Confraternity of the Daimoku of Inner Realization: Naisho Daimoku ko) and expounded the doctrine centered on the biographical traditions of the Three Teachers (Lord Shakya, Nichiren Daishonin, and Nichiju). 

It is this very fact that through the storms of religious persecution and suppression lasting three hundred tempestuous years they endured without falling into local folk religion but kept the doctrine that is a living example of the Succession Through the Scrolls of Sutra. It is something we boast of to other lineages and religions." -- Above answer taken from [and slightly edited] The Tradition and Doctrine of the Kempon Hokke sect by Tetsuju Kobota

Question: In *your personal view*, is there room for other Buddhist beliefs and practices? I'm curious here about personal insights, not the official party line. 
Answer: For better or worse, there will be other Buddhist beliefs and practices far into the foreseeable future but eventually, all the people will chant Namu Myoho renge kyo and worship the Eternal Buddha (Gohonzon). The Buddha's disciples will spread the Law in the manner most appropriate to the time. We refute the provisional teachings while praising the true teachings. 

Question: For the warring factions: is there any way to sincerely pray for the benefit of "the other side and is it possible to accept your differences and pray for peace at the same time? I ask these last questions because I am on the verge of dismantling my altar and burning my Gohonzon. The pure hatred I read here has me searching for another branch of Buddhism that's a little more, ya know, Buddhist. 
Answer: We pray for others constantly but if erroneous beliefs are permitted and are allowed to spread, Buddhism will be lost and all the people on earth will suffer. 

If it is a Nichiren Shoshu or an SGI Gohonzon that you intend to burn, as long as it is done respectfully and from a faith and understanding centered around the world of Buddha rather than the worlds of anger (hatred) and stupidity (ignorance), you will benefit from your decision. Then you can request a valid object of worship from us, as long as you continue to chant Namu Myoho renge kyo, have faith in the Eternal Buddha, and in the Sangha of the Bodhisattvas of the Earth. I would maintain my altar and remove any objects associated with Taisekeji/SGI, cranes, pictures of Ikeda, High Priest memorabilia, etc. 

Question:Any suggestion for another branch of Buddhism that's a little more, ya know, Buddhist? 
Answer: Only the Nichiren Lotus Sutra faith leads to Buddhahood. 

Question: Will Buddhism survive in America given the loud in-fighting between and among the various Nichiren sects? (Here again, an explanation.  Many Americans are seeking a spiritual path, and Buddhism seems to be a trendy place to be these days (thanks largely to Hollywood). The Nichiren sects seem most interested in gaining converts. Therefore, I fear that many Americans will have their first quest for inner peace answered by a call to war. While I recognize (and sincerely appreciate) the many benefits of this practice, I have been driven away by the constant fighting and name-calling.  These petty squabbles will be forgotten in a very few years' time; what will the people then say of Nichiren Buddhism's power to help/save/enlighten?)
Answer: This Saha World is the Eternal Buddha Realm. It is forever. What matters is how many people you yourself teach to chant Namu Myoho renge kyo with the same faith as Nichiren.

Nichiren Shoshu Kuden (oral transmission)

"Because the true existence of the Tetsugi Masters passes through all the Buddhas of the Three Existences (of the past, present and future), and has passed through our Great Founder, through the successive generations of High Priests, shedding each in turn, you must be very, very careful to believe this with all your being, and my disciples must believe in me in exactly the same way." -- 9th Nichiren Shoshu High Priest, Nichiu Shonin [believed to have died a leper after fabricating the DaiGohonzon]

"Kuden transmission was a common practice of the Tendai Sect and derived from the false belief that the enlightenment of various teachers, "Shikan" or personal insight, trumped the wisdom of the scriptures. This is a dangerous teaching according to Nichiren because it destroys faith in the Scripture of the Fine Dharma of the Lotus Flower Sutra. Embracing such a false doctrine, one comes to the mistaken belief that personal insight may reveal things that contradict or superscede the teachings of the Buddha. It relies on the notion that there are "Kuden" (secret teachings) that can be passed by hand [or mouth] and in the case of the Nichiren Shoshu teachings that Buddhahood itself can be "passed" from one "Tetsugi Master" to another.

The origin of secret transmission doctrines within the Tendai Sect was largely a response to the gentrification of the Priesthood as more and more nobles entered the priesthood and some means had to be found to short circuit the years of training and demonstrated mastery otherwise required in order to qualify a priest for the Chief Priesthood of a Temple. It also was based on the incorrect notion that since enlightenment is found within all beings there is no need for cultivation of enlightenment or use of Buddhist logic. Masters could awaken and pass on hidden meanings. The extreme extension of the logic is the Zen Sect. Nichiren Shoshu's use of it is no less poisonous. Such a "transmission" is useful to quell not only dissent but legitimate questions.

Nichiren attacked this entire approach to his teachings so it is odd that Nichiu should have relied on such an approach to establish the legitimacy of his school. It is no wonder that Nichiren Shoshu had such a hard time of it among the other schools and that it wasn't until very recently that they established their own University but they still send their monks to the University established by the Minobu School [Rissho University] for advanced education." --  author unknown

*Tendai [Mikkyo] is a mixture of Tentai and Shingon practices

"Not Mere Written Words" by Dr. Jacqueline Stone

SGI members will figure it out some day" [or they won't]

"Someone posts an experience criticizing the SGI and rather than accepting their view, SGI members are COMPELLED to criticize, and give 'guidance', point out how WRONG that person is to feel the way they do and then they have the nerve to invite them BACK to the organization which they were just told nearly destroyed their life!

And SGI members probably sit up nights wondering why people hate the SGI... Do you really NOT see this? Oh, well. They'll figure it out someday." -- Steven"

Conceited delusional SGI member says...

"The oneness of mentor and disciple means I am Daisaku Ikeda, I am Nichiren, I am Shakyamuni." -- Tim

The sick children of the Nichiren Shoshu and Soka Gakkai

"Answer: Then since I have no choice, I will try to give you a brief explanation. The 'Teacher of the Law' chapter states, '[Since hatred and jealousy toward this sutra abound even when the Thus Come One is in the world], how much more will this be so after his passing?' The 'Life Span' chapter states, 'I will leave this good medicine here.' The 'Distinctions in Benefits' chapter speaks of 'the evil age of the Latter Day of the Law.' The 'Medicine King' chapter says, 'In the last five-hundred-year period you must spread it [the Lotus Sutra] abroad widely throughout Jambudvīpa.' A passage in the Nirvana Sutra reads, 'Suppose that a couple has seven children, one of whom falls ill. Though the parents love all their children equally, they worry most about the sick child.'

With the clear mirror of these passages one can guess the Buddha’s intent. The Buddha did not appear for the sake of those present during the eight years when he preached the Lotus Sutra on Eagle Peak, but for those who would come after him, specifically for people like us, those living in the beginning of the Latter Day, not for those who lived in the two thousand years of the Former and Middle Days. 'The sick child' mentioned in the Nirvana Sutra represents those who slander the Lotus Sutra after the Buddha’s passing. The Buddha will now “leave this good medicine here” especially for those who, the sutra says, 'though the medicine is of excellent color and fragrance, do not perceive it as good." --The True Object of Worhip

The consequence of SGI having thrown out "truth" for "gain"

They will never accept Nichiren's doctrines nor our assertions.

The lineage, succession, or transmission of Buddhism

There are two lineages of Buddhism discussed in the Maka Shikan. The first is "the lineage of the twenty-four successors". The second is "the lineage of contemporary masters" from Nagarjuna through Hui-wen to Hui-ssu and Chih-i himself. There are even longer temporal breaks between the lineage of contemporary masters and that of the twenty-four successors, some as long as several centuries or more. Therefore it is obvious that the transmission is through the Sutra scrolls and commentaries and not through a face to face bestowal. Besides, SGI has television and subway advertisements and even a television channel [hehe "life to life"], not to mention their publications. The Nichiren Shoshu so-called face to face bestowal too has been broken many times.

More importantly, we have the instructions of Nichiren Daishonin:

“Are persons who receive instruction orally from their teacher invariably free from error, while those who appear in later ages and who seek and investigate to be regarded as worthless? If so, then should we throw away the sutras and instead follow traditions handed down from the four ranks of bodhisattvas? Should a man throw away the deed of transfer received from his father and mother and instead rely upon oral transmissions? Are the written commentaries of the Great Teacher Dengyo so much trash, and the oral traditions handed down from the Great Teacher Jikaku the only guide to truth?” (Gosho Zenshu, p.1258)

The disorder in the Nichiren community

Nichiren writes in Repaying Debts of Gratitude:
“Miao-lo wrote commentaries on T’ien-t’ai’s works in thirty volumes, the writings known as The Annotations on “Great Concentration and Insight,” The Annotations on “The Profound Meaning of the Lotus Sutra,” and The Annotations on “The Words and Phrases of the Lotus Sutra.” Not only did these thirty volumes of commentary serve to eliminate passages of repetition in T’ien-t’ai’s works and to elucidate points that were unclear, but at the same time, in one stroke, they refuted the Dharma Characteristics, Flower Garland, and True Word schools, which had escaped T’ien-t’ai’s censures because they did not exist in China during his lifetime.”
This happened towards the end of the former half of the Middle Day of the Law. Then, in the latter half of the Middle Day, Nichiren writes about Saicho:
“Immediately he vowed to do something about the situation, saying,  ‘Because the people of Japan are all patrons of those who are slandering the correct teaching, the nation will surely fall into chaos.’ He thereupon expressed his criticisms of the six schools, but when he did so, the great scholars of the six schools and the seven major temples of Nara rose up in anger and flocked to the capital, until the nation was in an uproar. These men of the six schools and seven major temples were filled with the most intense animosity toward Saicho. But as it happened, on the nineteenth day of the first month in the twenty-first year of the Enryaku era (802), Emperor Kammu paid a visit to the temple called Takao-dera, and he summoned fourteen eminent priests— namely, Zengi, Shoyu, Hoki, Chonin, Kengyoku, Ampuku, Gonso, Shuen, Jiko, Gen’yo, Saiko, Dosho, Kosho, and Kambin— to come to the temple and debate with Saicho.”
After defeating them in debate, thanks to Saicho, Japan united under the provisional teachings of the Lotus Sutra.

Today, the disorder in the Nichiren community with respect to the essential teachings is much worse than the disarray during the Daishonin’s day regarding the provisional sects, let alone the situation among the various sects during the Middle Day. What’s more, the former ruling party in Japan supports the Komeito and therefore, the SGI. Nichiren, the Buddhist Prophet wrote, quoting the Nirvana Sutra in the Opening of the Eyes:
“At that time, this sutra will be widely propagated throughout Jambudvipa. In that age there will be evil monks who will steal this sutra and divide it into many parts, losing the color, scent and flavor of the correct teaching that it contains. These evil men will read and recite this sutra, but they will ignore and put aside the profound and vital principles that the Thus Come One has expounded in it and replace them with ornate rhetoric and meaningless talk. They will tear off the first part of the sutra and stick it on at the end, tear off the end and put it at the beginning, put the end and the beginning in the middle and the middle at the beginning or the end. You must understand that these evil monks are the companions of the devil.”
This is the reality of the world today. The SGI has widely propagated the Lotus Sutra throughout the world but the teachings have lost the color, scent and flavor of the correct teaching that it contains. The SGI leaders and members read and recite this Sutra but they ignore and put aside the vital principles that the Thus Come One has expounded in it. They have replaced the vital principles with ornate rhetoric such as: “We chant the Lotus Sutra to refute the Lotus Sutra”; “Nichiren is the Original Eternal Buddha”; “We are all Buddhas as we are”; “Nichiren said this but he meant that.”; and “The SGI is the only group of true believers”.

Is not the reality laid out in the Rissho Ankoku Ron, the reality of warfare, famine, fires, floods, drought, etc. upon us to an even greater degree than during the time of Nichiren, despite the widespread propagation of the Sutra throughout Jambudvipa? The reasons are, the Law has been changed and the Gohonzon has been altered, the vital principles of the Lotus Sutra have been forgotten, and there is no unity in the Nichiren Sangha.

And yet, there is not one person who says, “perhaps this man has reason for saying these things.” (A paraphrasing of a passage in Repaying Debts of Gratitude).

The SGI will continue to spread Nam(u) myoho renge kyo but will it spread the vital principles contained therein? Most importantly, will it spread the Great Secret Law of the Object of Worship?:

“Answer: ‘One: Japan and so on to the whole of Jambudvipa should uniformly take the Master of Teachings Lord Shakya of the Original Doctrine as the Object of Worship.”

The Great Teacher Miao-lo states:
“Even people whose minds deviate from truth will gain great blessings if they form a relationship with an object of truth. But if a person forms a bond with an object that deviates from truth, even if that bond is free from the hindrances of doubt, he will be unable to foster the seed of Buddhahood.”
The SGI must return to the Gohonzon based on the Lord of Teachings, Shakyamuni Buddha of the Sixteenth Chapter of the Lotus Sutra for Kosen Rufu to be realized. It must repudiate the Nichiren as True Buddha Gohonzon of the Great Destroyer of Buddhism, Nichikan. This simple act would unify the Nichiren Sangha. The SGI would then be embraced by the disciples and believers of Nichiren and we would respect your peccadillos and you ours. This action on the part of the SGI might even convince the Nichiren Shu to abandon their practice of the separate enshrinement of deities. If you fundamentally changed this one doctrine of the SGI faith, we would be overjoyed. We might bestow upon SGI members a Gohonzon based on Lord Shakya of the Original Doctrine.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Why the people associate with the evil teacher Ikeda and shun the good teacher Nichiren.

"Now, in the Latter Day of the Law, though the teaching, the people’s capacity, and the time for propagation are in accord, we must expect all the more hostility. For this is the age when quarrels and disputes prevail, and the pure Law is obscured and lost. Moreover, the teacher is but an ordinary practitioner, and his disciples come from among evil people defiled by the three poisons. For this reason, people shun the good teacher and associate with evil teachers."

Definitive proof that the DaiGohonzon is not the One Great Secret Law

"The Law has already appeared." -- Nichiren November 1271

Weather the DaiGohonzon was inscribed by Nichiren in 1279, or it was commissioned by Nichiu in the 15th century, the Law had already appeared by 1271.

I turned Tim Janakos, SGI leader and graduate of Soka University of America, into a blathering idiot.

"Every thing we have been defending for or against, that if we didn't have to defend for or against it, would allow us to have all of us, as the infinite beings from time without beginning, would we be willing to destroy and uncreate everything that is and everything that brings up, times a Buddhazillion? Yeah? Right, wrong, good, bad, all nine, POD, POC, shorts, boys, and beyonds, Ho'opono'pono, Nam myo-ho ren-ge kyo." -- Tim Janakos-Kobayashi SGI leader and graduate of Soka University of America

Failing to place the blame squarely on themselves, SGI places the blame on the Buddha [Lotus Sutra] and Nichiren Daishonin.

"If the Lotus Sutra and the Gosho were adequate by themselves and we didn't need some sort of mentoring there wouldn't be hundreds of Nichiren Sects as one could simply pick up the Gosho and all the doctrines necessary would be there." -- SGI member

There are more than 36 Nichiren sects. It is precisely because they follow the person rather than the one Law that there are so many Nichiren sects. Many claim to follow the Lotus Sutra and Gosho, stating, "We rely on the Lotus Sutra and the Gosho", when nothing could be further from the truth. Even among those who do sincerely attempt to follow the Lotus Sutra and Gosho, many get lost in the thickets of faulty translations and an inability to act as one speaks. Nichiren Daishonin teaches, "If a man builds a road for others and someone loses his way on it, is that the fault of the road-builder? If a skilled physician gives medicine to a sick person but the sick person, repelled by the medicine, refuses to take it and dies, should one blame the physician?". You are placing the blame on the Buddha and Nichiren Daishonin when the blame lies squarely with the deceitful priests, leaders, weak-willed, and unlearned disciples. It is also due to poor karmic roots.

Only SGI pablum is appropriate for SGI Young Men's Division members?

After I forcefully and successfully refuted an SGI Young Men's Division member, an SGI leader remarks: "Oh jeese Mark. Will is a young fellow."

My defense lawyer

"You Mark are the source of villainous lies and derogatory slander the likes of which should, if justice were efficient, should have landed you in prison." -- SGI leader

Please point them out to me so I can hand them over to my defense lawyer, Nichiren Daishonin.

You are wrong Mr. Ikeda.

"Sustainable development requires changes in the way we think and act. Education plays a crucial role in bringing about this change.” -- Daisaku Ikeda

Namu Myoho renge kyo and correct faith in the Three Treasures and Three Great Secret Laws will bring about not only sustainable development but a resolution to all mankind's problems.

One corresponding phrase from the Lotus Sutra or Gosho as proof will suffice.

"Bodhisattva-Buddha" - Daisaku Ikeda

"Soka Gakkai-Buddha" - Daisaku Ikeda

Which mentor should I choose?

Answer: The very best mentor(s) and the mentor(s) with whom we have the longest relationship, Shakyamuni of the Juryo Chapter of the Lotus Sutra and Nichiren Daishonin. How many SGI-USA members have been face to face trained by Daisaku Ikeda? Not one. However, every morning and evening, we meet face to face with the Eternal Buddha and Nichiren. Sad are they who choose an inferior mentor, especially on the road to Supreme and Perfect Enlightenment. This is why so many SGI members are amoral by any standard.

Daisaku Ikeda spouts his own fictions

"If one veers from the path of mentor and disciple, then even if one upholds the Lotus Sutra, one will fall into the hell of incessant suffering." -- Daisasku Ikeda

Where in the Lotus Sutra can we read such a self-referential doctrine of Master Disciple? Were he referring to Shakyamuni Buddha of the Juryo chapter of the Lotus Sutra, and Nichiren Daishonin as mentors, he would be a disciple of the Buddha and Nichiren. Referring to himself, he is nothing but a conceited slanderer.

Nichiren Shoshu and Soka Gakkai destroy the power of Buddha of their Gohonzon

The Buddha and Nichiren taught Three Treasures and Three Great Secret Laws. They also taught that the Treasure of the Law and the Secret Law of Namu Myoho renge kyo reigns supreme among all the treasures and secret storehouses of the Buddha..

Picture the Gohonzon as a human being. Namu Myoho renge kyo is the brain and spinal cord [central nervous system]. Although the brain and spinal cord is the master organ that controls all the other organs, in order to perform properly and harmoniously, a person needs a heart. Lord Shakya of the Original Doctrine is the heart of the Gohonzon. 

Removing Lord Shakya of the Original Doctrine from the Gohonzon is like a person without a heart. A father whose heart dies loses his ability to support his family. The Nichikan and Nichiren Shoshu Gohonzon are Gohonzon in which the heart is destroyed. They can benefit no one.

They retort that Shakyamuni Buddha is on their Gohonzon. However, their are three aspects to all phenomena, the appearance, the nature, and the entity. The nature of Shakyamuni Buddha of the Original Doctrine, is absent, despite his appearance on their Gohonzon. In diminishing Shakyamuni Buddha of the Juryo Chapter of the Lotus Sutra, they destroy the Buddha and thus the power of the Buddha of their Gohonzon.

Causes and conditions, self power and other power

Causes: The power of faith and the power of practice
Conditions: The power of the Buddha and the power of the Law

One problem with Soka Gakkai teachings is that they focus on Causes, the faith and practice of the member and they downplay conditions or the power of the Law and especially, the power of the Buddha. This leads to a spirit of ingratitude because they attribute the benefits merely to their own efforts. Self power, is not enough to cross the Great Ocean of Life and Death.

Nichiren Shoshu's Zennist doctrine of the Face to Face Bestowa

There was no face to face bestowal between Aryasimha and Nan-yueh, let alone between Aryasimha and Tientai. There was no face to face bestowal between Tientai and Dengyo nor between Dengyo and Nichiren Daishonin. What characterizes and identifies these men as successors to the Buddha was their Enlightenment derived from the scrolls of the Lotus Sutra, not from a Zen-like essence transferred from a living "master in the seat of the Law" to his disciple. Enlightenment derived from the Sutra scrolls is to follow the Law and not persons. It is a pillar of the Daishonin's teachings. Only a handful of people practice this principle. Those who do are the disciples and believers of Nichiren and the inheritors of the Law.

SGI member Marianne Pearl thinks Jihad is equivalent to the Human Revolution of Ikedaism.

Found on internet...

Quran (4:95) - "Not equal are those of the believers who sit (at home), except those who are disabled (by injury or are blind or lame, etc.), and those who strive hard and fight in the Cause of Allah with their wealth and their lives. Allah has preferred in grades those who strive hard and fight with their wealth and their lives above those who sit (at home). Unto each, Allah has promised good (Paradise), but Allah has preferred those who strive hard and fight, above those who sit (at home) by a huge reward " This passage criticizes "peaceful" Muslims who do not join in the violence, letting them know that they are less worthy in Allah's eyes. It also demolishes the modern myth that "Jihad" doesn't mean holy war in the Quran, but rather a spiritual struggle. Not only is this Arabic word (mujahiduna) used in this passage, but it is clearly not referring to anything spiritual, since the physically disabled are given exemption. (The Hadith reveals the context of the passage to be in response to a blind man's protest that he is unable to engage in Jihad, which would not make sense if it meant an internal struggle).

The major tenets of Islam

Islam (Muslims follow) is a system of governance (not just a religion) designed for World Domination. [1]
The penalty for leaving Islam (apostasy) is death (so you can’t join competing group). [2]

Eliminate Freedom of Speech by intimidation through horrific murder of anyone drawing Mohammad or depicting Mohammad in anyway (you will have a hard time getting the word out on what Islam is about). [3] 

Also intimidate host citizens through above so they don’t challenge Muslims on anything so Muslims get their way.[19]

Muslims have very high birth rates to increase their percentage of population for increased influence. [4] 
Islam allows for lying and deceit for the advancement of Islam (Taqiyya/Kitman). [5]

Muslims will charge non-Muslims protection money (Jizya) as soon as they can get away with it. You’ll be delighted to pay (while you are able) as Jizya is the only thing keeping the Muslims from killing you.[6] 
Here are Muslim measures for how they are progressing in taking over a country:
Dar al-Amn – “House of Safety” – Muslims small minority, have right to practice their religion in the country.

Dar al-Harb – “House of War” – Muslim (Sharia) law is not in effect; host citizens to be converted to Muslim or tolerated so long as they pay Jizya.

Dar al Hudna – “House of Calm” – Land of non-believers (of Islam) under truce; hostilities resume after 10 years. Only treaties that meet Muslim prescriptions are valid.

Dar al-Islam – “House of Islam/Submission” – Muslim in the majority but not 100% of population. Muslims are the ruling sect. Muslims have privileged status, Dhimmis pay Jizya.

Dar el-Salam – “House of Peace” – Muslim population is about 100%. The violence is now Muslim on Muslim.[7]The Quran tells Muslims to murder/behead non-Muslims (AKA: infidels/Kafirs).

Wage war on non-Muslims and kill them until they submit and the only religion is Islam (Quran 8:39)
Soon shall We cast terror into the hearts of the Unbelievers (3:151)

I will cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve. Therefore strike off their heads and strike off every fingertip of them (8:12) 

Kill the Jews and the Christians if they do not convert to Islam or refuse to pay Jizya tax (9:29)
Any religion other than Islam is not acceptable (3:85)

Maim and crucify the infidels if they criticize Islam. (5:33)

Slay the unbelievers wherever you find them (2:191)

Make war on the infidels living in your neighborhood (9:123)

Jews and the Christians are perverts; fight them (9:30)

Infidels are unclean; don’t let them into a mosque (9:28)

Punish the unbelievers with garments of fire, boiling water (22:19)

Do not hanker for peace with the infidels; behead them when you catch them (47:4)

Mohammed is Allah's apostle. Those who follow him are harsh to the unbelievers but merciful to one another (48:29)

The unbelievers are stupid; urge the Muslims to fight them (8:65)

Muslims must not take the infidels as friends (3:28)

Muslims must muster all weapons to terrorize the infidels (8:60)

Terrorize and behead those who believe in scriptures other than the Qur’an (8:12) [8]

Does this info. seem overly alarmist? Tony Abbott, when he was Prime Minister of Australia doesn’t think so. Listen to what he has to say about Muslims.[9]

Islam has “Honor Killing” where most frequently women can be killed by family members for violating principals of their Islamic way of life. The murderers are rarely charged. “Offenses” include but are not limited to refusing an arranged marriage, being a victim of rape, renouncing Islam (apostasy), dressing in ways deemed inappropriate and homosexuality. It is happening with Muslims in the US and very frequently in Muslim Majority countries. [22]

The Quran encourages Muslim men to marry pre-puberty girls which sometimes results in the tragedy of the young girl dying of bleeding on her wedding night. [10]

FGM stands for Female Genital Mutilation. Khatna (or Khitan) is the name of the Muslim ritual for doing it. Two Muslim woman are convicted of it in a Muslim Minority country (Australia). PM Cameron of UK (minority country) reports nearly 4,000 in 2014. It’s happens more often in Muslim Majority countries. [11]

Taharrush Gamea is an Arabic term which means Mass Sexual Assault on ladies. You may have heard about it happening to CBS New’s Lara Logan several years back in Egypt. Now with the mass immigration of Muslims to European cities, they are sexually assaulting and raping ladies there (and here if we do nothing) mostly recently on New Year’s Eve. [23]

When do Muslims do these activities in the US? As soon as they can unless we stop them.

Muslims make death threats to people and are sometimes successful in carrying them out. What other ways of life do this? [19]

As of 6/4/2015 the US State Department has identified 27 Islamic based Terror groups. You probably have heard of some of them: Hamas, ISIS, Boko Harem (and 24 others). How many Terror groups are there representing Christians, Catholics, Jews, Hindu, Atheists, Agnostic, Non-Muslims? [17]

HSBC has just ceased operations (1/5/2016) with Islamic “Relief” of UK. UAE Cabinet has identified it as well as another 80 or so Islamic organizations as terrorist in nature. See the list here. [21]

Islam’s religious component allows Muslims into host countries under the guise of religious freedom or persecution. Muslims follow the teachings in the Quran and related texts. The most fundamental tenant of the Quran is a Muslim must live by Sharia law – Not any countries’ constitution. This makes Muslims Traitors.[15]

US Muslims use the same Quran and related texts to guide their life as ISIS and other Muslim terrorist groups.

Muslims throw off tall buildings or stone to death Gays and Lesbians. [12]

ISIS is teaching kids how to behead.[13]

ISIS has children killing prisoners. [14]

ISIS is selling human organs from living or dead non-Muslims on the Black Market. [20]

Islam is genocidal. Keep track of the news to know more. [18]

Who wants more Muslim immigration? 
Who wants Muslims to stay in the US? 
Perhaps you want to contact your elected representatives about your thoughts on Muslims in the USA?

If you find this info. informative and helpful, please consider copying it and sharing with your elected representatives, colleagues, friends, family and posting to Muslim related news articles. Find your elected representatives here:

Google search: contact my senator and congressman. Liking this post will help others notice it. You might also consider sharing this info. with news agencies, newspapers and TV stations.

Root cause of the immigration crisis is Islam. Leave Islam and the penalty is death. This does not allow the best group or ideas to win. Eradicate Islam. These people need to stay in their host country and fight to fix their problems. As it is right now, they will infect their host countries with Islam and make the host country like the country they left and then where will they go to infect - Mars? The Muslim Majority countries (Saudi Arabia, Iran, Egypt and others) aren’t doing anything about accepting their fellow Muslim Brothers in need as it goes against the Islam tenet of spreading Islam all over the world (and taking over). [16]

Special note for Muslims. If information about your group causes you angst, perhaps you should re-consider why you are a member of this group whose details you are ashamed of. If you find yourself doing an action that causes you to wear a mask or hide your face, pause and reflect as the action is very likely not righteous. 
الله معاقبة أنت

*by all means, do your own research
[1]Youtube Search: muslim leaders declare aim of world domination
[2]Google Search: the religion of peace apostasy
[3]Google Search: wikiislam Islam and Freedom of Speech; Naji Jerf. Theo Van Gogh.
[4]Google Search: wikiislam high birth rates
[5]Google Search: The Religion of Peace lying
[6]Google Search: the religion of peace jizya
[7]Google Search: WikiIslam
[8]Google search: Quran (put verse here)
[9]Youtube seach: Abbott announces 'clamp down' on national security
[10]Google Search: Muslim child bride dies on wedding night
[11]Google search: Australia convicts two over female genital mutilation 
PM Cameron reports 4,000 FGM
Wikipedia Khitan
[12]Youtube Search: muslims throw gays off building
[13]Google Search: ISIS Teaches Children how to behead
[14]Google Search: isis kids kill prisoners
[15]Google Search: the religion of peace muslim follow sharia
[16]Youtube Search: muslim leaders declare aim of world domination
[17]Google Search: wikipedia United_States_State_Department_list_of_Foreign_Terrorist_Organizations
[18]Google Search: the religion of peace 
[19]Google Search: type in the following names then: threatened with death. South Park muslim, Molly Norris, pamela, Nasser al-Qasabi, Theo Van Gogh, Hirsi Ali, Salman Rushdie, Geert Wilders, Ibrahim Abdelkader, Naji Jerf and many, many more.
[20]Google Search: isis selling human organs
[21]Google Search: HSBC bank cuts off services to Muslim charity
UAE Cabinet approves list of designated terrorist organisations, groups
[22]Google Search: wikipedia honor killing
Pakistan PM vows to eradicate honour killings after Oscar nod
Rifqa Bary.
[23]Wikipedia search: Mass Sexual Assault; Google Search: Taharrush Gamea.