The Daishonin teaches that, since it is by struggling that we can attain true inner peace and comfort, when we pursue this challenge to the end we can manifest a world of peace and security in this life that will be evident to anyone. We can create a world in which “The wind will no longer buffet the branches, and the rain will no longer break the clods of soil.” This is an unprecedented realm of agelessness and immortality. In other words, the power of the eternal Mystic Law is activated in both human beings and society, and a world of true happiness and peace that is not affected by the suffering of old age and death is realized.
Attaining “peace and comfort” does not mean leading a tranquil and uneventful life. It is to establish a state of life that nothing can perturb. Then we are always in a state of peace and comfort. Anyone can make such a great state of life their own by struggling with a strong spirit of faith.
Therefore, the Daishonin says, “One should regard meeting obstacles as true peace and comfort” (GZ, 750). When difficulties arise, that is our opportunity to attain Buddhahood.
This guidance is an abstract from 'The World of Nichiren Daishonin Writings' with universal value and application
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