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Nothing is irredeemable in youth

Nothing is irredeemable in youth. Rather, the worst mistake you can make when young is to give up and not challenge yourselves for fear of failure. The past is the…

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Buddhist Leader Calls for Increased Efforts to Rid World of Poverty and Ban Nuclear Weapons

Press Release TOKYO: Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, has today issued his 2015 peace proposal, “A Shared Pledge for a More Humane Future: To Eliminate Misery…

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Discovering a Life of Appreciation and Joy by Marc Giannavola

A year ago, you could have described me as negative, standoffish and generally unhappy. Though I hadn’t experienced any serious hardships in life, I lacked appreciation for everything and everyone…

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To My Friends

The Daishonin encourages us to
“strive ever harder in faith(*).”
The Buddhas and heavenly deities
will be roused to action through
our indomitable prayer and efforts.
With a tenacity of purpose and
unity based on a kindred spirit,
let’s bring to bloom
cherry blossoms of Soka
in rampant profusion!

(*)”Letter to Niike,” WND I p. 1027

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SGI-USA Presents:“Buddhist in America-Kristopher Sanders"

Kristopher Sanders shares how his SGI Buddhist Practice helped him summon the courage needed to overcome cancer and work to transform the violent streets of the west side of Chicago.

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