The Daishonin not only presents a model of courage through his own example, but he also teaches his followers that if they stand up with the same courageous spirit, they will attain Buddhahood. To take action oneself and urge others to do the same—this is the spirit of a Buddhist leader. In contrast, those who force others to do what they themselves are incapable of doing are tyrants.
This guidance is an abstract from 'The World of Nichiren Daishonin Writings' with universal value and application
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