Ofudesaki 08:031–2

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

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Ofudesaki 08:031–2 is a set of verses from the Ofudesaki. The English translation below is the sixth edition translation.


What do you think this salvation is about? kono tasuke dōyū koto ni omou kana このたすけ どふゆう事に をもうかな
I am preparing the amulet to protect you from smallpox. hōso sen yo no Mamori koshirae ほふそせんよの まむりこしらゑ
Another salvation: My free and unlimited workings mata tasuke obiya jūyō itsunari to またたすけ をひやぢうよふ いつなりと
for the time of childbirth, either to delay or to quicken. nobashi nari to mo hayame nari tomo のばしなりとも はやめなりとも

Alternate English translations

Third Edition

What do you think this salvation is? I will prepare to issue the Mamori, the Amulet, against smallpox.

Moreover I will work My omnipotence to save you in your childbirth, either postponing or advancing the time of delivery.


What do you think this salvation really is? It is an amulet protecting you against smallpox.

Through safe-childbirth also, I shall reveal My omnipotence without fail by extending or shortening the time of delivery.


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Translator(s): Roy Forbes

8:31, 32 What kind of salvation you think My wholehearted salvation is? I shall provide free and unlimited blessings of salvation that include amulets I give you to remove smallpox together with the Grant of Safe Childbirth that either delay or quicken the time of birth.

『おふでさき註釈』、p. 133–4


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