Dharma Card for January, 2016
to be greedy,
Not to get angry,
Not to grumble,
Can I try for the first three days
at least in the New Year, I wonder?
A Happy New Year
The 28th Year of Heisei
The 2559th Year of Buddha’s Nirvana
Every time we read Mr. Mitsuo Aida’s poems, we are deeply
impressed, for he has a deep insight into our human nature as one
of his anthology titles goes “Since We Are Human.”
The light of the Buddha reveals the realities of us ordinary people,
embraces them, and lead us on the right way to enlightenment.
I do hope this year will be one full of the light from the Pure Land
in the nembutsu.
“First spring day,
returning to ignorance