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Name of Writing of Nichiren Daishonin WND
Page
Ends MR
Page
Letter written to Month Day Year

1

On Attaining Buddhahood in This Lifetime

3

4

MW-1, 3

Toki Jonin

(M?)

(D?)

1255

2

On Establishing the Correct Teaching for the Peace of the Land

6

26

MW-2, 3

Hojo Tokiyori

Jul

16

1260

The Postscript to “On Establishing the Correct Teaching for the Peace of the Land”

31

31

MW-2, 45

(R?)

Dec

8

1269

3

A Ship to Cross the Sea of Suffering

33

34

MW-1, 9

Shiiji Shiro

Apr

28

1261

4

The Izu Exile

35

36

MW-2, 54

Funamori Yasaburo

Jun

27

1261

5

The Universal Salty Taste

39

40

MW-4, 3

(R?)

(M?)

(D?)

1261

6

The Four Debts of Gratitude

41

46

MW-5, 3

Kudo Yoshitaka

Jan

16

1262

7

The Teaching, Capacity, Time, and Country

48

53

MW-4, 7

(R?)

Feb

10

1262

8

Questions and Answers about Embracing the Lotus Sutra

55

64

MW-5, 17

(R?)

Mar

(D?)

1263

9

The Recitation of the “Expedient Means” and “Life Span” Chapters

68

72

MW-6, 3

Hiki Daigaku Saburo Yoshimoto's wife

Apr

17

1264

10

Encouragement to a Sick Person

76

82

MW-6, 19

Nanjo Hyoe Shichiro

Dec

13

1264

11

Opening the Eyes of Wooden and Painted Images

85

88

MW-4, 27

(R?)

(M?)

(D?)

1264

12

The Essence of the “Medicine King” Chapter

91

97

MW-7, 3

Ueno-ama Gozen

(M?)

(D?)

1265

13

Conversation between a Sage and an Unenlightened Man - Part One

99

116

MW-5, 41

(R?)

(M?)

(D?)

1265

Conversation … Part Two

116

134

MW-5, 81

(R?)

(M?)

(D?)

1265

14

The Daimoku of the Lotus Sutra

141

151

MW-3, 3

(R?)

Jan

6

1266

15

Reply to Hoshina Goro Taro

155

159

MW-4, 41

Hoshina Goro Taro

Dec

5

1267

16

The Rationale for Writing “On Establishing the Correct Teaching for the Peace of the Land”

161

164

MW-2, 47

Hogan

Apr

5

1268

17

The Tripitaka Master Shan-wu-wei

166

178

MW-4, 55

Gijo-bo & Joken-bo

(M?)

(D?)

1270

18

The Essence of the “Life Span” Chapter

182

184

MW-3, 31

(R?)

Apr

17

1271

19

Easy Delivery of a Fortune Child

186

187

MW-4, 87

Nichigen-nyo

May

7

1271

20

The Birth of Tsukimaro

188

188

MW-3, 39

Shijo Kingo

May

8

1271

21

The Origin of the Service for Deceased Ancestors

190

192

MW-4, 91

Shijo Kingo

Jul

12

1271

22

Letter from Echi

194

194

MW-7, 17

Toki Jonin

Sep

14

1271

23

The Persecution at Tatsunokuchi

196

197

MW-1, 13

Shijo Kingo

Sept

21

1271

24

Lessening One’s Karmic Retribution

199

200

MW-1, 17

Ota Saemon, Soya, Dharma Bridge Kimbara

Oct

5

1271

25

Banishment to Sado

202

202

MW-5, 123

Enjo-bo

Oct

(D?)

1271

26

Letter to Priest Nichiro in Prison

204

204

MW-5, 127

Nichiro

Oct

9

1271

27

Letter from Teradomari

206

210

MW-4, 97

Toki Jonin

Oct

22

1271

28

Aspiration for the Buddha Land

213

214

MW-5, 129

Toki Jonin

Nov

23

1271

29

The Heritage of the Ultimate Law of Life

216

218

MW-1, 21

Sairen-bo Nichijo

Feb

11

1272

30

The Opening of the Eyes - Part One

220

251

MW-2, 59

Shijo Kingo

Feb

(D?)

1272

The Opening of the Eyes - Part Two

251

287

MW-2, 118

Shijo Kingo

Feb

(D?)

1272

31

On the Treasure Tower

299

300

MW-1, 29

Abutsu-bo

Mar

13

1272

32

Letter from Sado

301

306

MW-1, 33

Toki Jonin

Mar

20

1272

33

Reply to Sairen-bo

309

313

MW-7, 20

Sairen-bo Nichijo

Apr

13

1272

34

The Gods Same Birth and Same Name

315

316

MW-2, 194

Nichigen-nyo

Apr

(D?)

1272

35

Earthly Desires Are Enlightenment

317

319

MW-2, 198

Shijo Kingo

May

2

1272

36

Letter to the Sage Nichimyo

321

325

MW-3, 43

Nichimyo Shonin

May

25

1272

37

The Pure and Far-Reaching Voice

328

333

MW-5, 135

Shijo Kingo

(M?)

(D?)

1272

38

On Prayer

336

350

MW-7, 29

Sairen-bo Nichijo

(M?)

(D?)

1272

39

The Object of Devotion for Observing the Mind Established in the Fifth Five-Hundred-Year Period after the Thus Come One’s Passing

354

377

MW-1, 45

Toki Jonin

April

25

1273

40

The True Aspect of All Phenomena

383

387

MW-1, 89

Sairen-bo Nichijo

May

17

1273

41

Letter to Gijo-bo

389

390

MW-2, 204

Gijo-bo

May

28

1273

42

On Practicing the Buddha’s Teachings

391

396

MW-1, 99

All believers

May

(D?)

1273

43

On the Buddha’s Prophecy

398

402

MW-1, 109

All believers

May-I

11

1273

44

Reply to Hakiri Saburo

405

410

MW-6, 37

Hakiri Saburo

Aug

3

1273

45

Reply to Kyo’o

412

413

MW-1, 119

Shijo Kingo

Aug

15

1273

46

On Offering Prayers to the Mandala of the Mystic Law

414

415

MW-3, 55

Sennichi

(M?)

(D?)

1273

47

The Entity of the Mystic Law

417

431

MW-7, 58

Sairen-bo Nichijo

(M?)

(D?)

1273

48

On Rebuking Slander of the Law and Eradicating Sins

435

444

MW-6, 53

Shijo Kingo

(M?)

(D?)

1273

49

The Votary of the Lotus Sutra Will Meet Persecution

447

449

MW-6, 77

Toki Jonin

Jan

14

1274

50

The Swords of Good and Evil

451

452

MW-1, 123

Hojo Yagenta

Feb

21

1274

51

Letter to Endo Saemon-no-jo

454

454

MW-6, 87

Endo Saemon-no-jo

Mar

12

1274

52

Hell Is the Land of Tranquil Light

456

458

MW-2, 207

Ueno-ama Gozen

Jul

11

1274

53

On Recommending This Teaching to Your Lord and Avoiding the Offense of Complicity in Slander

460

461

MW-6, 89

Shijo Kingo

Sep

26

1274

54

The Unity of Husband and Wife

463

464

MW-5, 155

Nichigen-nyo

Jan

27

1275

55

Reply to Niiama

466

469

MW-3, 61

Niiama

Feb

16

1275

56

The Difficulty of Sustaining Faith

471

471

MW-1, 127

Shijo Kingo

Mar

6

1275

57

The Teaching, Practice, and Proof

473

483

MW-4, 111

Sammi-bo Ajari

Mar

21

1275

58

Reply to the Lay Priest Soya

486

486

MW-5, 163

Soya Jiro Hyoe-no-jo Kyoshin

Mar

(D?)

1275

59

The Royal Palace

488

489

MW-3, 71

Shijo Kingo

Apr

12

1275

60

Reply to the Lay Priest of Ko

491

491

MW-7, 87

Ko Nyudo

Apr

12

1275

61

Letter to the Brothers

493

502

MW-1, 131

Ikegami Brothers

Apr

16

1275

62

Letter to Horen

505

522

MW-7, 90

Soya Jiro Hyoe-no-jo Kyoshin

Apr

(D?)

1275

63

Letter to the Lay Priest Ichinosawa

526

531

MW-6, 95

Ichinosawa Nyudo's Wife

May

8

1275

64

The Offering of an Unlined Robe

533

533

MW-4, 135

Sajiki Nyobo

May

25

1275

65

Winter Always Turns to Spring

535

536

MW-1, 149

Myoichi

May

(D?)

1275

66

The Selection of the Time

538

585

MW-3, 79

Yui

Jun

10

1275

67

Letter to the Lay Nun of Ko

595

596

MW-4, 139

Ko-no-ama

Jun

16

1275

68

Three Tripitaka Masters Pray for Rain

598

602

MW-6, 109

Nishiyama

Jun

22

1275

69

Reply to the Lay Priest Takahashi

605

610

MW-6, 123

Takahashi Rokuro Hyoe

Jul

12

1275

70

The Supremacy of the Law

612

616

MW-3, 193

Nichimyo

Aug

4

1275

71

Many in Body, One in Mind

618

619

MW-1, 153

Takahashi

Aug

6

1275

72

The Problem to Be Pondered Night and l)ay

620

622

MW-5, 167

Toki Jonin

Aug

23

1275

73

On Upholding Faith in the Gohonzon

624

624

MW-5, 177

Myoshin

Aug

25

1275

74

The Embankments of Faith

625

626

MW-1, 157

Sennichi

Sep

3

1275

75

The Mongol Envoys

628

629

MW-5, 179

Nishiyama

(M?)

(D?)

1275

76

On Curing Karmic Disease

631

634

MW-2, 213

Ota Jomyo

Nov

3

1275

77

The Three Obstacles and Four Devils

636

639

MW-2, 242

Ikegami Munenaga

Nov

20

1277

78

A Sage Perceives the Three Existences of Life

641

642

MW-2, 222

Toki Jonin

(M?)

(D?)

1275

79

On Omens

644

647

MW-4, 145

Shijo Kingo

(M?)

(D?)

1275

80

Letter to the Priests of Seicho-ji

650

652

MW-2, 226

Priests of Seicho-ji

Jan

11

1276

81

Good Fortune in This Life

654

655

MW-5, 185

Nanjo Tokimitsu

Jan

19

1276

82

The Bow and Arrow

656

657

MW-7, 125

Toki-ama Gozen

Mar

27

1276

83

Letter to Konichi-bo

659

664

MW-4, 155

Konichi-bo

Mar

(D?)

1276

84

The Blessings of the Lotus Sutra

667

673

MW-5, 189

Myomitsu Shonin

Mar-I

5

1276

85

The Story of Ohashi no Taro

675

678

MW-6, 147

Nanjo Tokimitsu

Mar-I

24

1276

86

Happiness in This World

681

681

MW-1, 161

Shijo Kingo

Jun

27

1276

87

On Consecrating an Image of Shakyamuni Buddha Made by Shijo Kingo

683

688

MW-6, 159

Shijo Kingo

Jul

15

1276

88

On Repaying Debts of Gratitude

690

737

MW-4, 171

Joken-bo & Gijo-bo

Jul

21

1276

89

The Essentials for Attaining Buddbahood

746

748

MW-1, 163

Soya Jiro Hyoe-no-jo Kyoshin

Aug

8

1276

90

Letter to the Lay Priest Domyo

750

750

MW-6, 173

Domyo Zemmon

Aug

10

1276

91

Propagation by the Wise

752

753

MW-1, 169

Shijo Kingo

Sep

6

1276

92

The Fourteen Slanders

755

761

MW-3, 205

Matsuno Rokuro Saemon

Dec

9

1276

93

The Actions of the Votary of the Lotus Sutra

763

779

MW-1, 173

Konichi-bo

(M?)

(D?)

1276

94

On the Four Stages of Faith and the Five Stages of Practice

783

790

MW-6, 211

Toki Jonin

Apr

10

1277

95

The Eight Winds

794

796

MW-1, 205

Shijo Kingo

(M?)

(D?)

1277

96

The Workings of Brahma and Shakra

798

801

MW-3, 219

Nanjo Tokimitsu

May

15

1277

97

The Letter of Petition from Yorimoto

803

813

MW-5, 207

Shijo Kingo

Jun

25

1277

98

On Offerings for Deceased Ancestors

817

821

MW-7, 166

Jibo-bu's grandmother

Jul

13

1277

99

A Warning against Begrudging One’s Fief

823

825

MW-4, 281

Shijo Kingo

Jul

(D?)

1277

100

Reply to Yasaburo

827

829

MW-6, 231

Saito Yasaburo

Aug

4

1277

101

The Real Aspect of the Gohonzon

831

833

MW-1, 211

Lady Nichinyo

Aug

23

1277

102

The Hero of the World

835

839

MW-3, 229

Shijo Kingo

(M?)

(D?)

1277

103

The Wonderful Means of Surmounting Obstacles

842

842

MW-7, 136

Shijo Kingo

(M?)

(D?)

1277

104

Reply to Matsuno

843

843

MW-5, 237

Matsuno Rokuro Saemon

Sep

9

1277

105

A Father Takes Faith

845

846

MW-6, 239

Ikegami Munenaga

Sep

9

1277

106

The Three Kinds of Treasure

848

852

MW-2, 233

Shijo Kingo

Sep

11

1277

107

The Third Doctrine

854

856

MW-7, 129

Toki Jonin

Oct

1

1277

108

“This Is What I Heard”

859

861

MW-3, 243

Soya Jiro Hyoe-no-jo Kyoshin

Nov

28

1277

109

Letter to Shomitsu-bo

863

868

MW-5, 241

Shomitsu-bo

(M?)

(D?)

1277

110

How Those Initially Aspiring to the Way Can Attain Buddhahood through the Lotus Sutra

872

888

MW-6, 175

Myoho

(M?)

(D?)

1277

111

No Safety in the Threefold World

891

892

MW-7, 138

Matsuno Rokuro Saemon

Feb

13

1278

112

Letter to Misawa

894

897

MW-3, 251

Misawa Kojiro

Feb

23

1278

113

The Two Kinds of Faith

899

900

MW-2, 249

Nanjo Tokimitsu

Feb

25

1278

114

Reply to the Followers

901

901

MW-7, 143

Followers

Mar

21

1278

115

The Teaching for the Latter Day

902

903

MW-3, 263

Nanjo Tokimitsu

Apr

1

1278

116

Reply to a Believer

905

905

MW-3, 269

Shijo Kingo

Apr

11

1278

117

Unseen Virtue and Visible Reward

907

907

MW-5, 259

Shijo Kingo

Apr

23

1278

118

Flowering and Bearing Grain

909

909

MW-1, 217

Joken-bo & Gijo-bo

Apr

(D?)

1278

119

An Outline of the “Entrustment” and Other Chapters

911

916

MW-5, 263

Nichinyo

Jun

25

1278

120

The Two Kinds of Illness

919

920

MW-4, 289

Shijo Kingo

Jun

26

1278

121

The One Essential Phrase

922

924

MW-1, 221

Myoho

Jul

3

1278

122

Reply to Tokimitsu

925

926

MW-7, 145

Nanjo Tokimitsu

Jul

8

1278

123

The Sutra of True Requital

928

934

MW-6, 245

Sennichi

Jul

28

1278

124

The Good Medicine for All Ills

937

938

MW-5, 279

Myoshin

Aug

16

1278

125

The Farther the Source, the Longer the Stream

940

942

MW-3, 285

Shijo Kingo

Sep

15

1278

126

The Receipt of New Fiefs

945

946

MW-6, 261

Shijo Kingo

Oct

(D?)

1278

127

The Drum at the Gate of Thunder

948

949

MW-5, 285

Sennichi

Oct-I

19

1278

128

General Stone Tiger

952

953

MW-1, 225

Shijo Kingo

Oct-I

22

1278

129

On Prolonging One’s Life Span

954

955

MW-1, 229

Myojo

(M?)

(D?)

1279

130

The One-eyed Turtle and the Floating Log

957

960

MW-4, 295

Lady Matsuno

Mar

26

1279

131

Persecution by Sword and Staff

962

965

MW-2, 252

Nanjo Tokimitsu

Apr

20

1279

132

The Teaching That Accords with the Buddha’s Mind

967

971

MW-7, 149

Niike Saemon-no-jo

May

2

1279

133

The Unmatched Blessings of the Law

973

974

MW-7, 158

Nishiyama

May

11

1279

134

On Establishing the Four Bodhisattvas as the Object of Devotion

976

978

MW-3, 293

Toki Jonin

May

17

1279

135

Reply to the Wife of Matsuno

981

982

MW-7, 163

Lady Matsuno

Jun

20

1279

136

King Rinda

983

990

MW-7, 176

Soya Doso

Aug

17

1279

137

Letter to Jakunichi-bo

993

994

MW-1, 235

Jakunichi-bo Nikke

Sep

16

1279

138

On Persecutions Befalling the Sage

996

998

MW-1, 239

Shijo Kingo

Oct

1

1279

139

The Strategy of the Lotus Sutra

1000

1001

MW-1, 245

Shijo Kingo

Oct

23

1279

140

The Dragon Gate

1002

1003

MW-1, 249

Nanjo Tokimitsu

Nov

6

1279

141

Letter to the Lay Priest Nakaoki

1005

1009

MW-5, 291

Nakaoki & his wife

Nov

30

1279

142

“This Person Advances through the World”

1011

1011

MW-6, 285

Ikegami Munenaka

Dec

3

1279

143

The Third Day of the New Year

1013

1013

MW-7, 191

Nanjo Tokimitsu

Jan

11

1280

144

Letter to Akimoto

1014

1022

MW-7, 193

Akimoto Taro Hyoe

Jan

27

1280

145

Letter to Niike

1026

1031

MW-1, 253

Niike Saemon-no-jo

Feb

(D?)

1280

146

On Filial and Unfilial Conduct

1033

1034

MW-6, 287

Nanjo Tokimitsu

Mar

8

1280

147

The Meaning of Faith

1036

1036

MW-5, 303

Myoichi

May

18

1280

148

A Comparison of the Lotus and Other Sutras

1037

1039

MW-3, 303

Toki Jonin

May

26

1280

149

The Treasure of a Filial Child

1041

1045

MW-6, 293

Sennichi

Jul

2

1280

150

The Sons Pure Storehouse and Pure Eye

1049

1050

MW-7, 211

Matsuno Rokuro Saemon

Jul

7

1280

151

The Doctrine of Attaining Buddhahood in One’s Present Form

1052

1058

MW-7, 215

Myoichi-nyo

Jul

14

1280

152

White Horses and White Swans

1061

1066

MW-7, 228

Lady of Utsubusa

Aug

14

1280

153

The Place of the Cluster of Blessings

1069

1070

MW-6, 307

Shijo Kingo

Oct

8

1280

154

Reply to the Mother of Ueno

1072

1077

MW-7, 239

Ueno-ama Gozen

Oct

24

1280

155

Reply to the Lay Nun Nichigon

1079

1079

MW-5, 305

Nichigon

Nov

29

1280

156

Great Bodhisattva Hachiman

1080

1083

MW-7, 251

Nichigen-nyo

Dec

16

1280

157

The Wealthy Man Sudatta

1086

1087

MW-5, 307

Nanjo Tokimitsu

Dec

27

1280

158

Reply to Onichi-nyo

1089

1089

MW-7, 259

Onichi-nyo

(M?)

(D?)

1280

159

The Gift of Clear Sake

1091

1092

MW-7, 261

Ueno-ama Gozen

Jan

13

1281

160

Reply to Jibu-bo

1094

1095

MW-7, 265

Jibu-bo Nichii

Aug

22

1281

161

The Person and the Law

1097

1098

MW-1, 263

Nanjo Tokimitsu

Sep

11

1281

162

Wu-lung and I-lung

1099

1101

MW-4, 305

Ueno-ama Gozen

Nov

15

1281

163

Roots of Good Fortune

1103

1104

MW-7, 270

Kubo-no-ama

Dec

27

1281

164

Reply to the Lay Nun Myoho

1105

1106

MW-6, 311

Myoho

(M?)

(D?)

1281

165

The Proof of the Lotus Sutra

1108

1109

MW-2, 260

Nanjo Tokimitsu

Feb

28

1282

166

The Treatment of Illness

1111

1115

MW-3, 273

Toki Jonin

Jun

26

1278

167

The Properties of Rice

1117

1117

MW-5, 151

Takahashi

(M?)

(D?)

(Y?)

168

Great Evil and Great Good

1119

1119

MW-5, 161

(R?)

Feb

(D?)

(Y?)

169

The Kalpa of Decrease

1120

1122

MW-6, 139

(R?)

(M?)

(D?)

(Y?)

170

The Gift of Rice

1125

1126

MW-1, 267

(R?)

(M?)

(D?)

(Y?)

171

The Bodies and Minds of Ordinary Beings

1128

1134

MW-6, 267

(R?)

(M?)

(D?)

(Y?)

172

New Year’s Gosho

1137

1137

MW-1, 271

Lady Omosu

Jan

5

(Y?)