(Hitokoto hanashi wa) (hinokishin)
(Nioi bakari o) (kakete oku)
A few words can be a persons contribution (to God).
Fragrance only, you simply sprinkle
Fukai kokoro ga aru naraba
Tare mo tomeru de nai hodoni
Strong mind, If one has
No one will be able to stop you.
Mina sekai no kokoro ni wa
Denji no iranu mono wa nai
All the world’s mind,
field nondesiring person there is not.
Yoki ji ga araba ichiretsuni
Tare mo hoshii de arogana
Good field is existing, everyone
whoever also would want it.
Izure no kata mo onaji koto
Washi mo ano ji o motometai
Whatever person, it is the same matter.
I too also, that field I wish to have (refers to location where we do hinokishin).
Murini dose to iwan de na
Soko wa meimei no mune shidai
Impossible, in any case, I do not say.
That, each of your hearts, one is dependent on. (one has to have a pure heart).
(Nandemo denji ga) (hoshii kara)
(Atae wa) (nanihodo) (iru totemo)
Whatsoever because the land is desired.
The God send is how much exceedingly wanted.
(Yashiki wa Kami no) (denji ya de)
(Maitaru tane wa) (mina haeru)
The ground is God’s field.
The planted seeds will all sprout (hinokishin will come to fruit with new members with we pray toward Kanrodai).
(Koko wa kono yo no) (denji nara)
(Washi mo shikkari ) (tane o mako)
Here (any place) is this world’s field. If it is,
I too will firmly plant the seeds (hinokishin of spreading God’s truth about soul and what work God will do).
(Kono tabi) (ichiretsuni)
(Yokoso tane o) (maki ni kita)
(Tane o maitaru) (sono kata wa)
Koe o okazuni tsukuri tori
This time, to everyone,
the welcome seeds, have come to be planted,
If the seeds are planted, that person
with the fertilizer, will reap a rich harvest (new members).
Click to Continue to: Song 8
Summary of Song 8: Where are the new members. God tells us it will not be done by ourselves; we need God’s help. We must purify our minds first by not acting on what sufferings or inconveniences the Soul brings forth. When we purify our minds, God will accept our prayers and bring new members to our places of worship.