The Three Treasures : Exclusive to Priests


In Buddhist tradition, the Three Treasures are :


-   the Buddha,

-   the Law, and

-   the Samgha (Buddhist Order, or Community of Believers).


The Priesthood:  


                           The Treasure of “Buddhist Order” exclusively means the

                            “System of Priesthood”: The Treasure of the Priest includes   

                              all the Head Priests and assistant Priests, who with absolute

                              faith in and obedience to the instruction of the High Priest ,

                              are dispatched to each local temple as his representatives.”

                       DaiNichiren publication, page 13


SGI :


         The Treasure of “Buddhist Order” or “Community of Believers” means all lay

         believers and priests alike: https://www.nichirenlibrary.org/en/dic/Content/S/25

                    

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