Gongyo

Nam-myoho-renge-kyo,
Nam-myoho-renge-kyo,
Nam-myoho-renge-kyo.

Chant, Nam Myo Ho renge kyo for a minute to 60 minues, ideally 5 minutes to start with and in 5-8 months work it up to 30-60 minutes. Then say the Gongyo and the silent prayers below. Once in the morning when you wake up or atleast before noon and once between 5-6 pm.

The prayer is energising so at night just chant Nam Myo ho Renge Kyo a few times, before sleep

 

Gongyo Prayer

Myo ho ren ge kyo.
Hoben-pon. Dai ni.

Niji seson. Ju sanmai.
Anjo ni ki.Go shari-hotsu.
Sho-but chi-e. Jinjin muryo.
Go chi-e mon. Nange nannyu.
Issai shomon.Hyaku-shi-butsu.
Sho fu no chi. Sho-i sha ga.
Butsu zo shingon. Hyaku sen man noku.

Mushu sho butsu. Jin gyo sho-butsu.
Muryo doho. Yumyo shojin.
Myosho fu mon. Joju jinjin.
Mi-zo-u ho. Zui gi sho setsu.
Ishu nange. Shari-hotsu.
Go ju jo-butsu irai. Shuju innen.
Shuju hiyu. Ko en gonkyo.
Mu shu hoben. Indo shujo.
Ryo ri sho jaku. Sho-i sha ga.
Nyorai hoben. Chi-ken hara-mitsu.
Kai i gu-soku. Shari-hotsu.
Nyorai chi-ken. Kodai jinnon.
Muryo muge. Riki. Mu-sho-i. Zenjo.
Gedas. Sanmai. Jin nyu musai.
Joju issai. Mi-zo-u ho.
Shari-hotsu. Nyorai no.
Shuju fun-betsu. Gyo ses sho ho.
Gon-ji nyunan. Ekka shushin.
Shari-hotsu. Shu yo gon shi.
Muryo muhen. Mi-zo-u ho.
Bus shitsu joju. Shi shari-hotsu.
Fu shu bu setsu. Sho-i sha ga.
Bus sho joju. Dai ichi ke-u.
Nange shi ho. Yui butsu yo butsu.
Nai no kujin. Shoho jisso.
 

Sho-i shoho. Nyo ze so.
Nyo ze sho. Nyo ze tai.
Nyo ze riki. Nyo ze sa.
Nyo ze in. Nyo ze en.
Nyo ze ka. Nyo ze ho.
Nyo ze honmak kukyo to.
    Repeat thrice

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Myo ho ren ge kyo.
Nyorai ju-ryo-hon. Dai ju-roku.

Ji ga toku bu rai. Sho kyo sho kosshu.
Muryo hyaku sen man. Oku sai asogi.
Jo seppo kyoke. Mushu oku shujo.
Ryo nyu o butsu-do. Nirai muryo ko.
I do shujo ko. Hoben gen nehan.
Ni jitsu fu metsu-do. Jo ju shi seppo.
Ga jo ju o shi. I sho jin-zu-riki.
Ryo tendo shujo. Sui gon ni fu ken.
Shu ken ga metsu-do. Ko kuyo shari.
Gen kai e renbo., Ni sho katsu-go shin.
Shujo ki shin-bukui. Shichi-jiki i nyunan.
Isshin yok ken butsu. Fu ji shaku shinmyo.
Ji go gyo shuso. Ku shutsu ryojusen.
Ga ji go shujo. Jo zai shi fu-metsu.
I ho-ben-rik ko. Gen u metsu fu-metsu.
Yo-koku u shujo. Kugyo shingyo sha.
Ga bu o hi chu. I setsu mujo ho.
Nyoto fu mon shi. Tan ni ga metsu-do.
Ga ken sho shujo. Motsu-zai o kukai.
Ko fu I gen shin. Ryo go sho katus-go.
In go shin renbo. Nai shutsu I seppo.
Jin-zu-riki nyo ze. O asogi ko.

Jo zai ryojusen. Gyu yo sho jusho.
Shujo ken ko jin. Dai ka sho sho ji.
Ga shi do annon. Tennin jo juman.
Onrin sho do-kaku. Shuju ho shogon.
Hoju ta keka. Shujo sho yu-raku.
Shoten gyaku tenku. Jo sas shu gi-gaku.
U mandara ke. San butsu gyu daishu.
Ga jodo fu ki. Ni shu ken sho jin.
Ufu sho kuno. Nyo ze shitsu juman.
Ze sho zai shujo. I aku-go innen.
Ka asogi ko. Fu mon sanbo myo.
Sho u shu ku-doku. Nyuwa shichi-jiki sha.
Sokkai ken gashin. Zai shi ni seppo.
Waku-ji i shi shu. Setsu butsu-ju muryo.
Ku nai ken bussha. I setsu butsu nan chi.
Ga chi-riki nyo ze. Eko sho muryo.
Jumyo mushu ko. Ku shugo sho toku.
Nyoto u chi sha. Mot to shi sho gi.
To dan ryo yo jin. Butsu-go jip puko.
Nyo I zen hoben. I ji o shi ko.
Jitsu zai ni gon shi. Mu no sek komo.
Ga yaku I se bu. Ku sho kugen sha.
I bonbu tendo. Jitsu zai ni gon metsu.
I joken go ko. Ni sho kyoshi shin.
Ho-itsu jaku go-yoku. Da o aku-do chu.
Ga jo chi shujo. Gyo do fu gyo do.
Zui o sho ka do. I ses shuju ho.
Mai ji sa ze nen. I ga ryo shujo.
Toku nyu mu-jo do. Soku joju busshin.

 


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Chant Nam My Ho Renge Kyo for 5+ minutes. Sometimes you might have less time and that is fine. Try to do 5 minutes minimum, 15-20 minutes optimally, when you can.

SILENT PRAYERS

Leader says, "silent prayers". After that leader speaks aloud, others in their mind. When alone you are the leader.

 

Profound Respect, and appreciation for Shakimuni Buddha

 

Thank you, Dear Shakimuni Buddha, for the sutras, way of life and attitude. We are immensely grateful for your sacrifices, knowledge, love and teachings.

Chant Nam Myo Ho Renge Kyo, thrice, leader aloud, others in their mind. Shakimuni : Sanskrit for "Sage of the Shakya."

Appreciation for the Gohonzon

With deepest respect, I offer my profound gratitude and appreciation to the Gohonzon, which embodies Nam myoho renge-kyo,the essence of the Lotus Sutra. With deepest respect, I offer my profound gratitude and appreciation to Nichrin Daishonin, the Buddha of the Latter Day of the Law. With deepest respect, I offer my profound gratitude and appreciation to Nikko Shonin. Chant Nam-myoho-renge-kyo three times. __________________________________________________________

Appreciation for the Three Founding Presidents

I offer my profound gratitude and appreciation for the three founding presidents of the Soka Gakkai-Tsunesaburo Makiguchi, Josei Toda and Daisaku Ikeda-for their noble example of selfless dedication to propagation of the Law, honouring them as the eternal mentors of kosen-rufu. Chant Nam-myoho-renge-kyo three times. __________________________________________________________

Prayers for Worldwide Kosen-rufu and for the deceased


I pray that the great vow for the worldwide kosen-rufu be fulfilled and that the Soka Gakkai International will develop in this endeavour for countless generations to come.

I pray to accomplish my own human revolution, change my karma and fulfil all my wishes (Offer additional prayers here)

I pray for my deceased relatives and all those who have passed away, particularly for these individuals: (Sound the bell continuously while offering prayers.)

Chant Nam-myoho-renge-kyo three times.

I pray for peace throughout the world and the happiness of all living beings.
 

Sound the bell and chant (leader says "together" so every one aloud.)

Nam-myoho-renge-kyo three times to conclude.