Nichiren Daishonin affirms,
“A person who upholds the Lotus Sutra
is repaying the debt of gratitude owed
to father and mother.”(*)
challenge yourself in the two ways
of practice and study and be
individuals who genuinely treat their
parents with kindness and respect.
(*)”The Four Virtues and the Four Debts of Gratitude,” (WND II, 638)
The next sentence reads, “Even if one does not feel in one’s own heart that one can do so, one can repay it through the power of this sutra.” (https://www.nichirenlibrary.