‘Oseibo’ and ‘Kisha’: Giving Brings Us Freedom, Happiness

This is one of the verses from “Juseige,” which means “Gatha of the

Repeated Vows.”


Dharmakara Bodhisattva established the 48 vows, and he repeated

the summarization of the 48 vows in the “Juseige.” The verse tells

us that the essence of the 48 vows is Great Compassion.


Dharmakara Bodhisattva, or Amida Buddha, becomes the great

benefactor and saves all unenlightened beings. Thanks to the Vow

Power, we are able to be born in the Pure Land and become the

Buddha. Also, those who receive such Vow Power can be nurtured

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