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Gongyo Prayer

How to do Gongyo

Gongyo consists of a series of prayers. Recite all five prayers in the morning. In the evening,
recite the second. third and fifth prayers only. For convenience, the sutra book is divided into four

A Excerpt from the Hoben chapter, p. 1-4.
B – Chogyo or prose section of the Jury() chapter,
p. 5-22.
C -Jigage or verse section of the Juryo chapter, p.
D -Silent Prayers, p. 32-37.
Here is the order of recitation.

First Prayer

Face the Gohonzon, chant Nam-Myoho-RengeKyo three times (Daimoku Sansho), bowing
in reverence to the Three Treasures of True Buddhism (the True Buddha, Nichiren Daishonin,
the True Law, Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo and the Priest, i.e., Nikko Shonin, Nichimoku Shonin and
each of the successive High Pliests).

Face east,chant Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo three times, bow, and recite part A. The portion of part A from”Sbo-i s!Jo-!JiY to “nyo ze bon-makku-kyo to” is always repeated three times. Bow after the third recitation. Recite the title of the Juryo chapteruit (first twO lines of pal’t B), omit remainder of part B and recite part C, bowing at the end of part C.

Chant three prolonged Daimoku (Hiki-Daimoku, which is pronounced Namu-Myoho·Renge-Kyo, i.e.. chant Namu, breath, chant JVlyoho-RengeKy{), Namu, breath, chant Myoho-Renge-Kyo, Namu, breath. chant My{)hf)-Renge-Kyo). Bow. chant Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo three times and while bowed. offer the tlrst Silent Prayer. (I11e bell is not rung during the first prayer.)

Second Prayer

Face the Gohonzon, sound bell seven times. Recite part A, sound bell three times. Recite
parts B, C, chant three prolonged Daimoku and bow. Sound bell tlve times, chant Nam-MyohoRenge-Kyo three times. bow and offer the second Silent Prayer.

This is the only time that the whole sutra is recited straight through. (The places indicated for bowing in the first prayer are the same for all five prayers. The number of times the bell should be struck is always the same as indicated above, except as indicated in the fifth prayer.)

Third Prayer
Sound bell, recite part A. Sound bell. recite first two lines of part B, omit remainder of B and recite part C. Chant three prolonged Daimoku, sound bell, chant Nam-Myoho-Renge-Ky6 three times, and offer the third Silent Prayer.

Fourth Prayer

Sound hell, recite part A. Sound hell, recite first two lines of part B, omit remainder ofB and recite
part C. Chant three prolonged Daimoku, sound bell, chant Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo three times,
and offer the fourth Silent Prayer.

Fifth Prayer

Sound bell, recite part A. Sound bell, recite first two lines of part B, omit remainder of B and recite part C. Sound bell seven times while beginning the chanting of Daimoku (Nam-Myoho-RengeKyo).

To end the recitation ofDaimoku, sound bell with each syllable of the last Myoho-Renge-Kyo and bow. Chant Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo three more times, and while bowed, offer the fifth Silent Prayer. Sound hell and conclude Gongyo by chanting Nam-My6ho-Renge-Kyo three times and bowing.

Language English
No. of Pages27
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CategoryReligion & Spirituality

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