The treasure tower issues forth from deep within the earth and soars high into the sky above the saha world. This symbolizes the emergence from the eternal source or foundation of this world, the passage through the harsh realities of this realm of suffering, and a rising on toward the future and the fruition of lofty ideals.
Dr. Soorya B. Shakya of Nepal—who, incidentally, is said to be descended from Shakyamuni’s clan — explains that the Ceremony in the Air symbolizes the Buddha’s immense state of life. He says that it includes within its “present” both the “worlds of the ten directions of the past” and the “worlds of the ten directions of the future.” According to him, it is the state of Buddhahood that transcends time and space, and when we awaken to the realm expounded in the Ceremony in the Air, we gain the ability to accomplish anything.
This guidance is an abstract from 'The World of Nichiren Daishonin Writings' with universal value and application
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