Ever since the beginning of human beings, there has been much effort and resources to find cures for illnesses. Millions and possibly billions of dollars have been spent to find the cure for cancer, and other maladies that affect us. Progress in medicine of course has extended the lives of many, but we still experience love ones who have succumbed to these diseases.
The herculean efforts of researchers and scientist are to be complimented, but in the Ofudesaki God tells us what the cause of illness is. This is why the contents of the Ofudesaki is a bombshell in saving ourselves of any illness. The following is from the Ofudesaki:
Nani nitemo yamai to yute sarani nashi
Kokoro chigai no michi ga aru kara 3-95
Whatever happens, what is called illness furthermore is nonexistent.
because mistaken minds’ path exist
Kono michi wa oshii hoshii to kawaii to
Yoku to koman kore ga hokori ya 3-96
These paths are regret, covetousness, self-love,
greed, and arrogance. These are the dusts.
God is telling us that the source of illness is these dusts or evil thoughts that are present in our minds. If this is true, can we prevent cancer or any illness if we can remove dusts from our minds?
In the Mikagura-uta Song 10 , God confirms the origin of illnesss:
Yamai wa tsurai mono naredo
moto o shiritaru mono wa nai