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Nichiren Quotes: We ordinary people can see neither our own eyelashes, which are so close, nor the heavens in the distance.
         

We ordinary people can see neither our own eyelashes, which are so close, nor the heavens in the distance.


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This page presents the quote "We ordinary people can see neither our own eyelashes, which are so close, nor the heavens in the distance.". Author of this quote is Nichiren. This quote is about eyelashes, ordinary people, people, distance,.