In part through Tendai influence, the Lotus became the most revered Sutra in Japan.
It deeply influenced Japanese Zen and also is an object of devotion of the Nichiren school.
Watch as his interest suddenly dissipates, then claim you have a headache when he asks if you could just blow him instead.
Of the countless scriptures of Mahayana Buddhism, few are more widely read or revered than the Lotus Sutra.
Glance at the clock and realize it actually is pretty late and you’re supposed to have a performance review tomorrow with Glenn. Watch Gus Fring subtly stab a man with a box cutter.
When she says she’s just tired and she didn’t shower today, tell her it doesn’t matter and kiss her neck. Start kissing his neck and moving your hand down further and further until he says that you should really be paying attention because is a very complex show with a lot of subtleties and he’s not going to answer questions later on because you missed something.
Don’t walk around in lingerie or a cute pair of undies—just stick with sweatpants and a messy bun.
However, three principal themes dominate the Lotus Sutra.
In early passages, the Buddha tells the assembly that his earlier teachings were provisional.
So, the Lotus Sutra begins by making a connection to a real place associated with the historical Buddha.
However, in a few sentences, the reader will have left the phenomenal world behind.