From the book: Faith into Action
Thoughts on selected topics by Daisaku Ikeda
Daimoku is like fire.
When you burn the firewood of earthly desires, then the fire of happiness-that is, of enlightenment- burns brightly.
Sufferings thus become the raw material for constructing happiness.
For someone who does not have faith in the Mystic Law, sufferings may be only sufferings.
But for a person with strong faith, sufferings function to enable him or her to become
(LG, pg 91)