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OFUDESAKI 10-72

Interpretation: The translation of monku is not clear. Where the word is used in the Ofudesaki, attitude or inclination appears to make sense?

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OFUDESAKI 9-13

Interpretation: The Original mind is the pure mind of God. This is the mind without regret (oshii), covetousness (hoshii), self-love (kawaii), greed (yoku), and arrogance (koman). This mind was given to the first parents of human beings by God. This … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 9-12

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OFUDESAKI 9-11

Interpretation: This translation is completely different from Church Headquarters. Weeding and fertilizing are both God’s guidance to help us understand the teachings. Both of them result in the purification of the mind, resulting in the elimination of illness. God compares … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 9-9

Interpretation: This is a controversial verse since we all know people that were not saved by prayer. God is telling us that when we return to the Original mind (shinjitsu), God will save us of any illness. This is a … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 9-8

Interpretation: God promises any salvation if our minds are pure of the dusts of regret(oshii), covetousness(hoshii), self-love(kawaii), greed(yoku), and arrogance(koman). This pure mind is the mind of God, or the Original mind (shinjitsu) given to the first parents of human … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 9-7

Interpretation: The Origin represents God who created human beings, and who placed the Original mind of God in each of the first parents of human beings. This is the God that will assure any salvation, If we attain the Original … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 9-6

Interpretation: God is telling the early followers to accept what comes from the mouth of Oyasama. These are God’s truths. God wants to save everyone in the world.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

Both Songs 1 and 2 begins with a discussion of Shougatsu or the New Year.  What is so special of the New Year?  The New Year is like the beginning; it gives us an opportunity to change from the old … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 9-5

Interpretation: This is about Oyasama and probably Kokan her daughter. Oyasama as a shrine of God, people prayed toward her physical location to pray to God. People had to go through Oyasama to access God. This may be similar to … Continue reading

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