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Experience by Emily Pudalov

Emily Pudalov overcomes dire circumstances with her Buddhist practice and creates a new life, based on her vow.

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A Baptist Preacher’s Buddhist Teacher Is a Winner

Middleway Press’ A Baptist Preacher’s Buddhist Teacher, authored by Dr. Lawrence E. Carter Sr., has been named the 2019 winner of the Illumination Book Awards in the “Biography/Memoir” category.   The awards are designed to honor and bring…

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To My Friends

Nichiren Daishonin affirms,
Persons who study the teachings
of Buddhism must … understand
and repay their obligations.”(*)
Let’s transform the spirit to appreciate
everything and everyone into a
driving force for working tirelessly
for the happiness of others.
Such an individual is noble and strong.

(*)”The Opening of the Eyes (1),” WND 1, 228
Full quote: “Sages and worthies are the product of filial piety. It goes without saying, therefore, that persons who study the teachings of Buddhism must also [observe the ideal of filial piety and] understand and repay their obligations. The disciples of
the Buddha must without fail understand the four debts of gratitude and know how to repay them. ”

Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

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