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From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin
Tuesday, July 23, 2013:

Among my disciples, those who think themselves well-versed in Buddhism are the ones who make errors. Nam-myoho-renge-kyo is the heart of the Lotus Sutra. It is like the soul of a person. To revere another teaching as its equal is to be like a consort who is married to two emperors, or who secretly commits adultery with a minister or a humble subject. It can only be a cause for disaster.

The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, page 903
The Teaching for the Latter Day
Written to Nanjo Tokimitsu on April 1, 1278

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