The Imagery of Nichiren's Lotus Sutra: The Gohonzon - The Great Mandala of the True Dharma
Ge in Chinese
in Chinese. It is composed of two characters both pronounced hua.
This expansion of evolution in flowers begins with han, the flower bud. Han is composed of characters meaning "the external manifestation of an interior force."
Flowers are clusters of blessings. The Sutra says "Mandara flowers fall like rain," (U mandara ke, Gongyo book, p. 33), covering the believer in blessings.
Fourth Buddha of the Lotus Sutra (hua)
is the external manifestation of an interior force, fully evolved, completely
expanded, the Buddha of liberation.