"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.