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I Nam Myoho Renge Kyo

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    I started chanting in December 2013.

    I was going through a bad phase with my family. I am from India and my family made me a meet a guy for arranged marriage in Sep 2012. The guy told me he has had epilepsy (he gets seizures once in 4-5 years), I did not bother and decided to go ahead. I really fell in love with...
    vschanting vschanting 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    My Exp On May 3rd

    Hi I am Ushit  . It is my greatest pleasure and privilege to report my victory to my mentor Dr Daisaku Ikeda and heartfelt thanks to GOHONZON on this auspicious occasion of May 3rd. Gosho says “A woman who devotes herself to the GOHONZON invites...
    usahoo7 usahoo7 31-35 3 Responses Jul 10, 2010

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    I received my go Gohonzon on 17th November 2013.

    Since receiving it I do gongyo, but not as consistently as I should..but I do it almost daily.. also since receiving it a bunch of challenging stuff has come up, one particular situation was just awful (a really bad break up) and I wonder if my practice has anything to do with...
    Tipptulla Tipptulla 41-45, F Aug 11

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    To Philazcom, "would You Mind Elaborate A Bit?"

    Here I will elaborate on my previous story. I mean that lately I am acting in a self-centered and short sighted manner. I've become mentally lazy and am allowing my ego or unconscious mind have free reign over most of my waking moments. This is leading to the ill treatment of...
    OkudenConstruct OkudenConstruct 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 10, 2009

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    Not Chanting Consistently

    I'm having a very hard time even chanting at all any more. I know I need to but I feel like things are too chaotic in my life. I have a very hard time staying disciplined enough to do this. I've all but stopped entirely going to any meetings. I've been a practicing member for...
    OkudenConstruct OkudenConstruct 26-30, M 10 Responses Oct 4, 2009

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    I Am Giving Up Chanting

    Hi ,my name is not important . I moved to Malaysia 6 months back . Everything was normal for 2-3 months . Since 2011 dont ask about my situation . Lot of emotional stress from everywhere . I started screwing up my job . Now it is at point where i will be fired too . The...
    ganeshkashinath ganeshkashinath 26-30 18 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    Relationships: Is It Alright To Retaliate?

    So here's the story. I was dating this girl for about 2 years. What happened through the course of it, i realised the constant negativity she emanated was getting too stressful for me. The constant "need" to be in touch, be on the phone for hours together, talking about nothing...
    pisceanguy pisceanguy 22-25 2 Responses Dec 1, 2011

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    How I Met Nam-myoho-renge-kyo:

        Back a few nights ago I asked the god in me to tell me my spiritual path definitivo.I didnt want to jump from one thing to another anymore, nothing made sense, not really hooked me .last night on my bed watching television I ran with a movie that had already seen many...
    negrabryce negrabryce 41-45 3 Responses Dec 31, 2011

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    Hi all! I have been chanting nam myo ho renge

    kyo a year and a half. This summer, I travelled to Panama on an internship for 3 months. Due to some complications, I had to come home early after only 1 month. I ended up losing about $1000 due to my early leave. On my way back home in the Panama City airport, I met an who...
    NMYRKOforlife NMYRKOforlife 18-21, F Jul 15

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    Please I Need Help...its Urgent Please Read

    hi all of you who are doing the most beautiful process of chanting and healing not only your own but the lives of others as well..ive heard of group chanting...i need help today and so joined this forum just want help for a baby girl who has been down with fever for the past few...
    moniii moniii 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2012

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    Add Positiveness In My Life...............

    HI All, My name is monalisa. after b.tech i worked in qtonix software that company is founded by my boy friend.Always he have a lots of work to do. His only motive to open company is his mother's illness because he don't want to loose his mom. his mother is suffering from kidney...
    mona014 mona014 22-25, F Jun 6, 2013

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    Chantin Nam Myoho Renge Kyo

      I have come across this chant from a friend. I was told to chant this daily and notice the positive changes around me. i eagerly started for a few days but missing out on a lot due to work and daily chores. My work place is an hour away from my house, so to ensure i...
    archieworld archieworld 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 5, 2013

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    Struggling Through..

    i am not a practitioner but some friend of mine told me about this practice when i was facing the darkest hour of my life. Till today my miseries have not ended up and i feel like ending up my life when i get so low and frustrated with things.I want to accumulate good fortune in...
    aiisha aiisha 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 13, 2011

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    I Chant Nam Myoho Renge Kyo And Am Happy!

    I am a person who has battled depression all my life. And I was born looking for the practice of chanting Nam Myoho Renge Kyo...I KNEW that a practice had to exist that I could put my energy into, that would come out in the direction I intended. In other words...a vehicle to...
    jleesilver jleesilver 46-50 4 Responses Jan 16, 2011

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    Blessed To Have Discovered Chanting

    I have just been learning about Buddism and Hinduism over the past 2 years. It all started when I had become depressed and felt my life was nowhere due to bad choices I had made. I was arrested for posssession of controled subtance and nearly landed in prison for 27 years. I was...
    fogmussher fogmussher 56-60, F 5 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    Socially Awkward: Can This Practice Help Me Through?

    Hey fellow people, this is my story.Im 23 years old and i recently passed out of university. The problem that im facing immensely in life is one of social awkwardness. Till about five years ago, while i was still at school, I would say i was extremely popular with my peers...
    pisceanguy pisceanguy 22-25 4 Responses Nov 25, 2011

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    Daily Chanting

    I find Nam Myoho Renge Kyo and the opening of my Gohonzon a fine preliminary to my practice of Guru Gita [see http://gurugita.vpweb.com/Picture-Gallery.html] for 45 minutes daily. I repeat Nam Myho Renge Kyo thrice upon opening the Butsudan and thrice more after Guru Gita is...
    freeed freeed 61-65, M 2 Responses Jun 6, 2013

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    Nam Maya Ho Renge Kyo ...really Work?

    I am in this practice from last 6 months...but i haven't seen any changes in my life at all....Please let me what i need to do?
    yash2013 yash2013 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 29, 2013

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    Very Challenged Life

    I first started chanting nam myo renge kyo when I was 18 . I was very active in the youth group but didn´t do Gongyo or chant regularly. I ended up seeing a psychiatrist when I was 19 and by the time I was 21 . I was in a psychiatric hospital . I now know at the time I was...
    Edithunger Edithunger 51-55 Oct 15, 2012

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    My Experience In My Grandmother Passaway.

    At that time, I go to my grandmother funeral, I saw my grandmother face junst like very angry. I don't no was happen to her. On that time I was chanting "Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo" to her and on the same time I spoke to grandmother, I said "You don't worry so much about all...
    exora exora 31-35, F Apr 28, 2010

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