Author Archives: Ryusho 龍昇

About Ryusho 龍昇

Nichiren Shu Buddhist priest. My home temple is Myosho-ji, Wonderful Voice Temple, in Charlotte, NC. You may visit the temple’s web page by going to http://www.myoshoji.org. I am also training at Carolinas Medical Center as a Chaplain intern. It is my hope that I eventually become a Board Certified Chaplain. Currently I am also taking healing touch classes leading to become a certified Healing Touch Practitioner. I do volunteer work with the Regional AIDS Interfaith Network (you may learn more about them by following the link) caring for individuals who are HIV+ or who have AIDS/SIDA.

Physician’s Good Medicine – #9 – Ichinen Sanzen

Today I would like talk about Ichinen Sanzen, 3000 conditions of mind in a moment. Ichinen Sanzen is a very complex theory in Buddhism and frequently is gets reduced to simply explaining the 10 Worlds. However there is an aspect of Ichinen Sanzen which I would like to explore with you. In a way this is a developing realization. That is the way it happens for me. I’ll think and think about something, turning it over and over in my mind. Then one day something will happen, perhaps someone asks me a question, or some situation arises and then all of a sudden a light bulb goes off and ‘bam’ inspiration lights up. Continue reading

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Physician’s Good Medicine #8 – Inertia

In other words after an easy assent to some experience the reality of a life of hard work ahead to maintain or even re-experience this is required. It all seems now to be much harder than one expected. How many … Continue reading

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Physician’s Good Medicine #7 – Inertia – with French Translation

French translation appears following the English As you may now be deducing the chapters are dealing with illness of the mind that can inhibit or prevent our attainment of enlightenment. In the parable the children have lost their minds and … Continue reading

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Physician’s Good Medicine #6 – Acedia with French Translation

French translation appears following English I do believe that as we grow in our faith and its application to our lives that we gain a certain amount of inner wisdom which we can use to guide us to making wise … Continue reading

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Physician’s Good Medicine #5 – Acedia with French Translation

French translation appears following the English After a delay due to surgery and recovery I am resuming my writing. Because of the break in writing my continuity may be off and at final publication some of this may change. Thank … Continue reading

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Physician’s Good Medicine #4 – Acedia with French Translation

French translation appears following the English In the parable in the Sutra we are told that after the return of the father to his home and upon discovering his children had taken some poison he then compounds some beneficial medication … Continue reading

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Physician’s Good Medicine #3 – Acedia with French Translation

French translation appears following the English Until a person is ready and willing to delve into their own weaknesses and troubles and leave the troubles and weaknesses of others alone then the real benefit of Buddhist practice will continually remain … Continue reading

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Physician’s Good Medicine #2 – Acedia with French Translation

The French translation follows the English Chapter I – Acedia While away the children of the good physician get a tad bit overly curious or else mischievous and get into some things they should not have gotten in to and become … Continue reading

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Physician’s Good Medicine – #1 – Introduction with French Translation

French translation by Luca Guddione appears after the English The other day in an exchange of email correspondences with the current Bishop of Nichiren Order of North Carolina (NONA) about traveling to Las Vegas in December we were deciding what … Continue reading

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The Magic City: Studying the Lotus Sutra

My latest book “The Magic City: Studying the Lotus Sutra” is now available through Amazon. In this book I explore some of the profound meanings of this major parable found in the Lotus Sutra and the applications to modern life. … Continue reading

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