Make your own free website on Tripod.com

Takachiho

Toe Jammed by Howard Ahner

Home
The Pure and Far-reaching Voice
Ryouta of Kawaminami 2009
Ahner Eikaiwa Nobeoka Advertising
High-Ho-Silver-of-Kami-Igata-Cho-Nobeoka-Shi-Miyazaki-Ken-Japan
Zaikouji and Nagahama Beach
The Modernization and Internationalization of Kadogawa Cho, Miyazaki, Japan
Friday the Thirteenth on Nagahama Beach in Nobeoka
Gokase-River-Suns-Sets
All of Howard Ahner
Tsurugaoka Special Tree
Stumped in Nobeoka
Nagahama, Nobeoka Beach - Stroll Videos - February 10-2009
February 10, 2009 Howard Ahner Slideshow!
Videos
Ahner Eikaiwa Nobeoka Art - - - - - Tel 0982-34-5666 Email: ahner1@hotmail.com
Down Town Nobeoka English Teacher
Sentences from a fifteen year old in Japan, February 6, 2009
On Bile Duct Cancer
Toe Jammed by Howard Ahner
Rocky XXXXXX by Howard Ahner
Rap by Howard Ahner
Sazanpia 2009 by Howard Ahner
Sazanpia 9:30am by Howard Ahner
An Odd View of Atago Mountain by Howard Ahner
Wooded Shiohama Nobeoka
Log On in Nobeoka
Shapes at Nagahama
Kadogawa English Teacher
Midorigaoka Has Changed
Heisei Kindergarten
Youchien in Kawaminami
Clowning Around in Nobeoka
Nobeoka Calcium
To Kawaminami Heisei Youchien February 3, 2009
ARMY
Asahi News
Dodge
Around The Tsurugaoka House 2-2-2009
February 2, 2009 Nagahama, Nobeoka Stroll with Whitey Ahner by Howard Ahner
Howard's History in Nobeoka
Dear SGI Member,
Keiko Takanori's Sponge Cake - February 1, 2009
Fun at Sazanpia, Nobeoka - 1-31-2009
Fridays at 6:30 pm at Ahner Eikaiwa Nobeoka
Friday at 5:00 pm English with Howard Ahner
My Best Answer
I wanna go again and again to Takachiho! :)
Hyugashi or Hyuga City, if you will.
Abacus to Abstract Japanese to English Pictures by Howard Ahner in Nobeoka, English-Tel 0982-34-5666
Nobeoka History 101 by Howard Ahner
Dubai Gold
Mukabaki Walkabout
Abolishing the Draft before it gets Opened
Black and White Early 1970's for Howard Ahner
What kind of sentences do high school kids come up with in Japan?
Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm English Classes, Minami Nobeoka
conceive a desire to attain the way
My Bro's Carbs

Toe Jammed
gokase.tripod.com/
by Howard Ahner

The Offering of a Summer Robe

 

A woman is like water, which takes the shape of its container. A women is like an arrow, which is fitted to the bow. A woman is like a ship, which is guided by its rudder. Therefore, a woman will become a thief if her husband is a thief, and she will become a queen if her husband is a king. If he is a man of virtue [who has faith in the True Law], she will become a Buddha. Not only in this life but also in the life to come, her lot will be determined by her husband.

 

Hyoe no Saemon is a votary of the Lotus Sutra. Because you are his wife, whatever may happen, the Buddha must acknowledge you as a woman of the Lotus Sutra. Moreover, you have aroused faith of your own accord, and have sent me a summer robe for the sake of the Lotus Sutra.

 

There are two kinds of votaries of the Lotus Sutra: saints and common mortals. The saint peels off his skin and uses it to transcribe the words of the sutra. If the common mortal offers his only robe to the votary of the Lotus Sutra, then the Buddha accepts it as equal to the peeled-off skin of the saint.

 

Your summer robe has been offered to the Buddhas of the 69,384 characters that compose the Lotus Sutra. Thus, it is equivalent to 69,384 robes. And as every one of these 69,384 Buddhas encompasses all 69,384 characters of the sutra, it is as though you had offered that many robes to each of them. To illustrate, suppose there is a spring field of a thousand square ri which is thick with grass. When a spark as small as a bean is set to a single blade of grass, fire will spread throughout the field in an instant, bursting into an immeasurable and boundless sheet of fire. The same is the case with this robe. Although it is only one, it has been offered to the Buddhas of all the characters of the Lotus Sutra.

 

Be firmly convinced that the benefits from this offering will extend to your parents, your grandparents and a countless number of other people, not to mention the husband you love most dearly.

 

Nichiren

 

The twenty-fifth day of the fifth month.

 

  

high-ho-silver-of-kami-igata-cho-nobeoka-shi-miyazaki-ken-japan1.jpg
High Ho Silver, our fish from Igai River, Kami Igata Cho, Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan.

One who recites even one word or phrase of the Lotus Sutra and who speaks about it to another person is the emissary of the Lord Buddha Shakyamuni.
 
 

asahi-kasei-coenzyme.jpg
Abacus to Abstract Japanese to English Pictures by Howard Ahner in Nobeoka, English-Tel 0982-34-5666

Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm English Classes, Mina
Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm English Classes, Minami Nobeoka

asahi-kasei-china.jpg
What kind of sentences do high school kids come up with in Japan?

Gokase-River-Suns-Sets
Gokase-River-Suns-Sets

asahi-kasei-chemicals.jpg
Around The Tsurugaoka House 2-2-2009

asahi-kasei-electronics.jpg
Friday the Thirteenth on Nagahama Beach in Nobeoka

asahi-kasei-emd.jpg
The Modernization and Internationalization of Kadogawa Cho, Miyazaki, Japan

asahi-kasei-fibers.jpg
Zaikouji and Nagahama Beach

Rap by Howard Ahner
Rap by Howard Ahner

Rocky XXXXXX by Howard Ahner
Rocky XXXXXX by Howard Ahner

Toe Jammed by Howard Ahner
Toe Jammed by Howard Ahner

Sazanpia 9:30am by Howard Ahner
Sazanpia 9:30am by Howard Ahner

On Bile Duct Cancer
On Bile Duct Cancer

Fun at Sazanpia, Nobeoka - 1-31-2009
Fun at Sazanpia, Nobeoka - 1-31-2009

All of Howard Ahner
All of Howard Ahner

Tsurugaoka Special Tree
Tsurugaoka Special Tree

Stumped in Nobeoka
Stumped in Nobeoka

Log On in Nobeoka
Log On in Nobeoka

Wooded Shiohama Nobeoka
Wooded Shiohama Nobeoka

http://takachiho.tripod.com/id29.html
Shapes at Nagahama

Kadogawa English Teacher
Kadogawa English Teacher

Midorigaoka Has Changed
Midorigaoka Has Changed

Heisei Kindergarten
Heisei Kindergarten

How Those Initially Aspiring to the Way Can Attain Buddhahood Through the Lotus Sutra
The Learned Doctor Shan-wu-wei
The Entity of the Mystic Law

Conceive a desrie to attain the way.
gokase.tripod.com/
Home

Howard Ahner
 

Home
http://gokase.tripod.com/
http://gokase.tripod.com/