The more we struggle, the more power we can draw forth. Faith is the means for drawing forth this hidden treasure. Great hardship leads to attaining enlightenment. Great persecution ensures that we will quickly become Buddhas.
The Daishonin taught this way of life to his followers by overcoming each great persecution that he faced. We can take it that during the Tatsunokuchi Persecution he provided Shijo Kingo with various lessons on this supreme way of life. He did so for his disciples and for the future.
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