Ryusho Jeffus
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Nichiren Shu Buddhist priest serving at Myosho-ji, Wonderful Voice Buddhist Temple, in Charlotte, NC USA. Former Staff Chaplain at Carolinas Healthcare System - CMC-Mercy Hospital, now retired and living in Syracuse, NY USA. Author 12 published books and 4 in French. Artist, dog lover, and walker.
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Book of Daily Quotations from the Lotus Sutra

Posted on November 28, 2017 at 16:44 1 Comment

I have recently just published a book of daily quotations from the Lotus Sutra.  This may or may not be something of interest to folks in this group.  Perhaps though you might enjoy having this book by your practice space for encouragement from the Buddha in the Lotus Sutra.  The book is only in English, so please accept my…

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Perfect and Sudden Concentration and Insight

Posted on November 28, 2017 at 16:26 1 Comment

I am in the process of writing a new book on the practice of Nichiren Buddhism and the Lotus Sutra.  What I'll be posting is my first draft, imperfect as it is.  What I post has been sent to my editor and trust me will be greatly improved by his wonderful work. I'm sharing here on the chance others may find something of value or something to correct of offer feedback on.  Let the reading of this not be an onerous task nor a task of anything less than joy.  The source material comes from…

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Contemplation on Chanting Odaimoku

Posted on November 28, 2017 at 16:24 1 Comment

I am in the process of writing a new book on the practice of Nichiren Buddhism and the Lotus Sutra.  What I'll be posting is my first draft, imperfect as it is.  What I post has been sent to my editor and trust me will be greatly improved by his wonderful work. I'm sharing here on the chance others may find something of value or something to correct of offer feedback on.  Let the reading of this not be an onerous task nor a task of anything less than joy.  The source material comes from…

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Contemplation on Reading and Reciting the Sutra

Posted on November 28, 2017 at 16:21 0 Comments

I am in the process of writing a new book on the practice of Nichiren Buddhism and the Lotus Sutra.  What I'll be posting is my first draft, imperfect as it is.  What I post has been sent to my editor and trust me will be greatly improved by his wonderful work. I'm sharing here on the chance others may find something of value or something to correct of offer feedback on.  Let the reading of this not be an onerous task nor a task of anything less than joy.  The source material comes from…

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At 21:30 on December 3, 2017, Susthama Kim said…
Hi Ryusho,

David asked me to get in touch with you so that you could get the PayPal link.

Here it is: paypal.me/IZT

If you have any problems using this PayPal link then please let me know.
At 16:25 on October 19, 2017, David Brazier said…

Nice to hear from you. Hope you are doing OK. Good memories of our time at the conference. Best - David

 
 
 

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"We perceive the fragile nature of our human life and it makes us afraid. As protection against the inevitable assaults of a human life - separations, failures, abuse, illness and death - we construct a set of strategies and defences called a self. Each time we perceive danger we fortify the defences until we find ourselves trapped and isolated inside its walls. Like a stone or wooden Jizo, we are frozen and lifeless. We… Continue

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