Ofudesaki 09:061

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

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Ofudesaki 09:061 is a verse from the Ofudesaki. The English translation below is the sixth edition translation.


On whom do you think the Food of Heaven is to be bestowed? jikimotsu o tare ni ataeru koto naraba ぢきもつを たれにあたへる 事ならば
It is to be bestowed on the Parent who began this world. kono yo hajimeta Oya ni watasuru このよはじめた をやにわたする

Alternate English translations

Third Edition

You may wonder upon whom this Jikimotsu, the Heavenly Food, will be bestowed. I will bestow it to the Parent who originated this human world.


If you wonder to whom the Heavenly Food will be given, I shall bestow it to the Parent who conceived humanity.


Ofudesaki chushaku

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Translator(s): Roy Forbes

9:61 If you ask to whom this food of heaven will be given to, it shall be bestowed to the Parent who began this world.

*Note: “The Parent who began this world” refers to Oyasama, who received the truth (ri) of Oyagami who began this world.

『おふでさき註釈』、p. 150


註 このよはじめたをやとは、この世をお創めになった親神様の理を受けておられるおやさまを指して仰せられたのである。
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