Meeting Buddha Shakyamuni in our minds:
While we chant Daimoku in Kempon we at the same time do a meditation,
which is pretty cool. It's Shakyamuni Buddha teaching the great assembly
at Eagle Peak. Here it is:
Meditation While in chanting Daimoku
As Nichiren shonin
described in Gohonzon,
1.You place the Four-Quarter kings in the cardinal
points to draw a boundary for protection against evil at first.
send for guardian deities, Acala and Ragaraja that destroy evil spirits. Acala
changes your anger to justice, Ragaraja change your love and hatred to
3.Many gods beat a heavenly-drum and heavenly-flowers are rained
from the sky.
4.Nichiren shonin and Nichijyu shonin and so on sit in front of you. Then
invite the Buddha Sakyamuni, the Buddha of Many Treasures and four bodhisattvas
together with them. A lot of your colleagues sit down with you and chant
Daimoku with you.
5.You hear the teachings from the Buddha Sakyamuni and receive
the five character of Myoho renge kyo.
And here is a photo of Mt. Grdhrakuta in India to give you
Remember chanting Daimoku be conscious of the real existence of the
Eternal Buddha Shakyamuni, listen to him and feel his encouragement.