Ofudesaki 09:016

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

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Ofudesaki 09:016 is a verse from the Ofudesaki. The English translation below is the sixth edition translation.


Listen closely to this talk and understand it well. kono hanashi shikkari kiite shochi seyo このはなし しいかりきいて しよちせよ
There is no knowing what I shall do. donna koto oba suru ya shirende どんな事をば するやしれんで

Alternate English translations

Third Edition

Listen attentively to My words and comply with them! I will manifest that which no one can foresee.


Listen attentively to what I say and grasp it! No one knows what work I shall perform.


Commentary by Yoshitaro Ueda (2010)

From Michi no dai: Foundation of the Path 38:42

The verse is saying: “Listen attentively to what God the Parent has to say, and make sure you understand it. You may never know what sort of working God will manifest.”

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