Introduction—the great supplication for the salvation of humanity
To answer the question of what are the sufferings of humanity, the reply probably always goes back to three conditions: disease, poverty, conflict. Moreover, of these three forms of sufferings, the most serious is surely disease. It is no exaggeration to say that for the most part the cause of poverty is disease. And, it can be said that most of the disputes and conflicts in the world arise from economic problems. Therefore, if disease can be eradicated and then there appears a world free of sick individuals, all sufferings would be resolved, itself indeed unprecedentedly great good news for humanity. So, it is not unreasonable that this bold phase of divine economy which neither Shakyamuni nor Christ attempted is thought to merely be the dreams of fools. This view is held because viewers are captives of the history of the several past thousand years.
However, when the details of that history are investigated thoroughly, it can probably be seen that clearly indicated in the prophecies of many saints, wise people, founders of sects and religions is the appearance of that such as the coming paradise on earth, the world of Mi-ro-ku (5-6-7), the savior. Prophecies were made but the timing was kept concealed.
But now, the time has arrived, and the realization of many prophecies presses before our eyes. Now will be constructed the great world of divine light. The time will come for humanity to make a leap and put an end to misfortune and calamity, shed its half-animal shell, and truly attain the limits of the primates of all creation. The means for this great change is Japanese Medicine as a fundamental aspect for the divine economy of Almighty God, eternal glory that will come only once. Japanese Medicine is the manifestation of the great supplication of the Boddhisattva Great Sacred Regarder of the Cries of the World.
Lectures in Japanese Medicine, Volume 1, 1935
translated by cynndd
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“Joron: Jinrui Kyūsai no Daihongan,” the first chapter of Nihon Ijutsu Kōgiroku, Dai-ippen (Lectures on Japanese Medicine, Volume 1) was compiled and distributed in mimeographed form in 1935. Although “Dai-ippen” is included in the title where it has been anthologized, there are no subsequent volumes.