Ofudesaki 03:118

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Author: Miki Nakayama
Date Published: 1998
Pages: 486 (English ed.)

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Ofudesaki 03:118 is a verse from the Ofudesaki. The English translation below is the sixth edition translation.


To set up quickly the central pillar of God, kono yō o hajimeta Kami no Shinbashira このよふを はじめた神の しんばしら
who began this world, is God’s single desire. hayaku tsuketai Kami no ichijo はやくつけたい 神の一ぢよ

Alternate English translations

Third Edition

I, God, single-heartedly desire to quickly set up the central pillar of God who created this world.


God’s single-hearted desire is to install promptly the central pillar that symbolizes God's creation of the world.


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Translator(s): Roy Forbes

Ofudesaki chushaku

3:118 I, Oyagami, am singly hastening to quickly build the Kanrodai which reveals the truth of the creation of the world and humankind as soon as possible.

『おふでさき註釈』、p. 49


Commentary by Yoshitaro Ueda (2008)

From Michi no Dai: Foundation of the Path 33:56

The phrase “the central pillar of God, who began this world” refers to the Kanrodai, which is to be set up at Jiba of Origin as proof of the creation of the world. God desires to set it up quickly. That is God’s single greatest desire.

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