Ofudesaki 14:025

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

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Ofudesaki 14:025 is a verse from the Ofudesaki. The English translation below is the sixth edition translation.


The reason Tsukihi began human beings Tsukihi niwa ningen hajime kaketa no wa 月日にわ にんけんはじめ かけたのわ
was the desire to see you lead a joyous life. yōki yusan ga mitai yue kara よふきゆさんが みたいゆへから

Alternate English translations

Third Edition

I created you human beings because I desired to see you lead a joyous life.


The purpose for which I, Tsuki-Hi, created the human beings is to see them live joyfully in harmony with nature.


Ofudesaki chushaku

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Translator(s): Roy Forbes

14:25 I created human beings out of the desire to have the entire human race to live a truly enjoyable life and to share in this joy through watching this.

*Note: “Joyous life” (yoki yusan) refers to an ideal life blessed with good health, prosperity, and peace where greed is forgotten.

『おふでさき註釈』、p. 216


註 よふきゆさんは陽気遊山で、慾を忘れて健康と繁栄と平和に恵まれた理想の生活。
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