Our faith and practice is for surmounting and winning over our own weaknesses. Let’s forge an invincible self that is not tossed around by the storms of karma! Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.
Let’s courageously tackle challenges without fear of failure! Such deep resolve will lead to resounding victory. Let’s take that first step with an indomitable spirit! Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.
Nichiren Daishonin asserts, “Without practice and study, there can be no Buddhism.”(*) To have faith means studying the Daishonin’s writings and putting it into practice with courage. Let’s become noble “professors of this life philosophy together. (*)”The True Aspect of All Phenomena,” WND I, p. 386 Tentative translation of “Words of the Week” … September 25, 2023
Our daily Soka Gakkai activities dedicated to kosen-rufu serve as the ultimate memorial for the deceased. Our noble efforts to encourage friends, with daimoku as our foundation, ensures that our lives and that of the deceased will shine brilliantly with benefit. Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the … September 24, 2023
Nichiren Daishonin asserts, “When one knows the Lotus Sutra, one understands the meaning of all worldly affairs.”(*) Living life based on the gosho is the most direct path to creating value. Let’s advance with a seeking spirit throughout our lives. (*) “The Object of Devotion for Observing the Mind,” WND 1 … September 23, 2023
Nichiren Daishonin states, “If the spring is inexhaustible, the stream will never run dry.”(*) Those who have a prime point in faith to which they can return are strong.Carrying in our hearts the shared vow of mentor and disciple—the source of unlimited power, let’s achieve resounding victory! (*) “Flowering and Bearing Grain,” WND 1, 909 … September 22, 2023
We are entering a change of seasons. Manage your health well and make wise decisions, such as in choosing what to wear when going outdoors or going to bed. With morning and evening gongyo as our foundation, let’s advance with good health as our priority! Tentative translation of “To … September 21, 2023
Those who continue to have faith like flowing water without backsliding will win in the end. Use everything as a springboard for growth and progress and spend each day making steady efforts! Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.
The essence of “Soka” dialogue lies in helping others establish a connection to Buddhism, not creating a division of “us vs. them,” and nurturing faith and trust in our friends. Let’s embark on a journey of respecting people together! Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, … September 19, 2023
―WORDS OF THE WEEK― I express my deepest appreciation to our noble “Many Treasures”― the older men and women members. The fortune and benefit they have gained “will remain in lifetime after lifetime, and never abate for existence after existence.”(*) Let’s pray for their good health and long life and hold … September 18, 2023