The Daishonin calls the “fruit of Buddhahood” that he attained the “eternally inherent three bodies.” In other words, as an ordinary person, he awakened to his “self ” as an embodiment of the Mystic Law (the eternally inherent Dharma body), perceived this Law, experienced boundless joy from the Law, and attained the “body of wisdom” (the eternally inherent reward body) for expounding and spreading this Law to others. He also felt compassion for living beings as possessing the same Dharma body and the potential to awaken to the same wisdom; he took pity on them for their suffering on account of remaining ignorant of this fact; and he attained the “body of immense compassion” (the eternally inherent manifested body) for sharing their sufferings.
The Daishonin even says that because of attaining this “fruit of Buddhahood,” he was able to complete his establishment of the Three Great Secret Laws for the enlightenment of all people of the Latter Day, overcoming great difficulties to do so.
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