Nichiren Daishonin states that he inscribed the Gohonzon as the “banner of propagation of the Lotus Sutra” (WND, 831). In other words, it is the object of devotion for kosen-rufu — that is, for accomplishing the wide propagation of the Mystic Law.
In “The Real Aspect of the Gohonzon,” he says: “How wondrous it is that, around two hundred years and more into the Latter Day of the Law, I was the first to reveal as the banner of propagation of the Lotus Sutra this great mandala that even those such as Nagarjuna and Vasubandhu, T’ien-t’ai and Miao-lo were unable to express” (WND, 831).
Carrying on the Daishonin’s spirit, the Soka Gakkai is propagating the object of devotion for kosen-rufu that Nichiren Daishonin, while enduring great persecution, inscribed for the happiness of the people of the Latter Day.
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