Ofudesaki Part 13, verses 1–20

Part 13

Part 13: This part explains the Salvation Service in greater detail than does Part 2. The meaning of “[Cosmic Space-Time] withdraws” is explained not only as the stopping of the providence within the body but also as Oyasama’s withdrawal from physical life. In anticipation of the impending advent of the important time, we strongly feel the urgency of the situation where there is no time at all to waver.   Continue reading Ofudesaki Part 13, verses 1–20

Ofudesaki Part 12, verses 101–26

Have faith in Oyasama; understand the mind of single-hearted salvation

(101) Do not think of this salvation as being trivial. It is the principal matter of the Divine Record of Nihon.[1. OC 12:101: This salvation is not to be an insignificant salvation. This salvation is the ultimate model for single-hearted salvation for nihon, which I manifest at the Jiba of Origin at this time. It is by virtue of this model that the human beings of the entire world will be saved, for all of eternity. Continue reading Ofudesaki Part 12, verses 101–26

Ofudesaki Part 12, verses 44–69

The manifestation of the truth written with the Writing Brush and [Cosmic Space-Time]’s request” in connection with the divine intent to fill everyone with joy

(44) The truth recorded by My writing brush: lo, it is seen! Your minds will be spirited.1 Continue reading Ofudesaki Part 12, verses 44–69

  1. OC 12:44: The matters that I have recorded with this writing brush have finally become reality. When My words become reality, the minds of people will become uplifted and spirited.

Ofudesaki Part 12, verses 1–21

Part 12

Part 12: [Kami] urges the people to cleanse the heart in connection with the arrival of the time for single-hearted salvation indicated in the Ofudesaki. Impatient with people unable to have faith in Oyasama, [Kami] uses the expression “regret,” declares Oyasama to be [Cosmic Space-Time], and strongly urges people to have faith in Her. In regard to the lameness of Shuji’s leg, the present part—in contrast to the explanation offered in Part 1—does not merely lay the blame on the “wrongdoing’ but also emphasizes the significance of his lameness as causally related to the founding of the teachings. Continue reading Ofudesaki Part 12, verses 1–21